Myths and Mysteries of the Old West
by Michael Rutter
 
How much of what we know about the history of the Old West is true? 

In this new book, author Michael Rutter looks at the legend and lore behind such notorious figures as Billy the Kid and Calamity Jane and the stories of famous gun fights and battles, telling what really happened. 

Truth may be stranger than fiction, but these 12 legends stand up to scrutiny, and this book will be a must-read for all western history buffs.


Myths and Mysteries of the Old West
by Michael Rutter
The Lyons Press, 2004.
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