Legends of the Wild West Author:James A. Crutchfield, Bill O'Neal, Dale L. Walker, Janet Hamlin (Illustrator) The American West was an era of six-guns and bawdy saloons, shoot-outs and lonely cattle drives, war paint and reckless holdups. LEGENDS OF THE WILD WEST tells the stories of more than 50 of the towering figures who left their marks on this colorful era. Mountain Men. Lawmen and Shootists. Women in the West. Native Americans. Soldiers and Cavalr... more »y. Outlaws.« less
This hardcover book provides a nice overview of the "wild west" as exemplified in the lives of famous and infamous characters ranging from Jim Bridger to the Sundance kid. With its well-written and lavishly illustrated mini-biographies, it is an entertaining and thought-provoking read.