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A fitting death for Billy the Kid.

by Ramon F. Adams

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Billy, -- the Kid

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF786 .B685
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p.
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15064320M
    LC Control Number60005112
    OCLC/WorldCa829707

    Walter Noble Burns seemed to have a fascination with Billy the Kid which shows in his writing as a bit of a bias toward Billy the Kid. The events in this book happened in the Old West during primarily. The book was published in , some 45 years afterwards.4/5(8). Later, in , this first-hand account was offered to a larger public with an introduction by Maurice Garland Fulton, who lived for years among the scenes of Billy the Kid's wild career. While certain statements made in the book by Poe are controversial, his account is a valuable document for anyone interested in Billy the Kid.

    The Death of Billy the Kid book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Many years after the death of Billy the Kid, Deputy John Willia /5(4). The West of Billy the Kid by Frederick W Nolan () To hell on a fast horse: Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, and the epic chase to justice in the Old West by Mark Lee Gardner (Book) Wanted: the outlaw lives of Billy the Kid & Ned Kelly by Robert M Utley ().

      The Kid’s killer, Sheriff Pat Garrett, figured Paulita had told the Kid about her pregnancy, and that was why the outlaw came to Fort Sumner, instead of hightailing it out of New Mexico Territory. Lincoln County historian Drew Gomber says, “Paulita had a daughter, but the date of her birth has always been in doubt, and she died at about   Almost years after his death, the man born Henry McCarty ̶ but better known as Billy the Kid ̶ continues to exert a sense of fascination and romance. Two books .


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Author: Adams, Ramon F. Title: A Fitting Death for Billy the Kid Publication: Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, Edition: First printing Description: First ver. 8vo. [6], vii-ix, [3], pp. Grey cloth with gold lettering on the spine blocked in maroon; red Rating: % positive.

A Fitting Death for Billy the Kid Ramon F. Adams () was an American cowboy, a musician, a folklorist, & the author of numerous books on western Americana.

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Are you an author. Author: Ramon F Adams. The Authentic Life of Billy, the Kid is a biography and partly first-hand account written by Pat Garrett, sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico, in collaboration with a ghostwriter, Marshall Ashmun "Ash" the summer of in a small New Mexican village, Garrett shot and killed the notorious outlaw, William H.

Bonney, better known as Billy the Kid. Men Who Claimed to Be Billy the Kid After His Death. As Dale L. Walker details in his book Legends and Lies: Great Mysteries of the American West, one prospective Billy was John Miller, a.

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(Ramon Frederick), Publication date Topics Billy, the Kid Publisher Norman, University of Oklahoma Pages: Books shelved as billy-the-kid: Anything for Billy by Larry McMurtry, Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride by Michael Wallis, Billy the Kid: A Short and Viole Home; My Books; Fitting Death for Billy the Kid (Paperback) by.

Ramon F. Adams (shelved 1 time as billy-the-kid). Ashenfelter’s description of the dead man having a beard and brown skin does not fit Billy the Kid. In the book Alias Billy the Kid, C.L. Sonnichsen and William Morrison relate some information from a man named Arthur Hyde.

During a interview, Hyde stated that it was not the Kid who was shot by Garrett, but a young Mexican who had been. Billy probably spent the first six years of his life in the Irish slums of Manhattan or Brooklyn. The conditions would have been horrific.

The Irish Times reports that in the s, when Billy was growing up there, almostpeople lived in one square mile. The Irish were only allowed to rent the worst of the worst tenements, and Billy easily could have lived in a byfoot room with.

Author: Adams, Ramon. A Fitting Death for Billy the Kid. Title: A Fitting Death for Billy the Kid. Spine of dust jacket is faded. Adams Six Guns 9. Fine / very good.

Item # Publication: Norman: University of Oklahoma Press,   Billy the Kid, byname of William H. Bonney, Jr., original name Henry McCarty?, (born Novem /60, New York, New York, U.S.—died JFort Sumner, New Mexico), one of the most notorious gunfighters of the American West, reputed to have killed at least 27 men before being gunned down at about age Hundreds of songs, books, motion pictures, radio and television programs, and plays have been inspired by the story of the outlaw Billy the Kid.

Depictions of him in popular culture have fluctuated between a cold-blooded murderer without a heart and a sentimental hero fighting for justice.

The Texas historian, J. Frank Dobie, wrote many years ago in A Vaquero of the Brush Country ( Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, First Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED Cordially Yours, Ramon F. Adams. 8vo. Illustrations. A fine copy in fine dustjacket spine ever so lightly faded.

Item # Much has been written about Billy the Kid, an American Old West outlaw and gunfighter who allegedly killed eight men before he was shot and killed at age Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1st. Hardcover. Spine of dust jacket is faded. Adams Six Guns 9. Fine / very good. Item #Book Edition: 1st.

The authentic life of Billy, the Kid: The framework of the book is the narration of Billy's feud with Sheriff Pat Garrett.

Within that frame Ondaatje includes lyrics, ballads, prose-poems. The result is a book of enormous impactCover A fitting death for Billy the Kid by Ramon F Adams.

Henry McCarty (September 17 or Novem – J ), better known as "Billy the Kid" and also by the pseudonym William H. Bonney, was an outlaw and gunfighter of the American Old West who killed eight men before he was shot and killed at the age of He also fought in New Mexico's Lincoln County War, during which he allegedly committed three murders.A Fitting Death for Billy the Kid.

Correcting the myths and legends surrounding Billy the Kid. 2nd printing. University of Oklahoma Press, Soft cover.Brushy Bill Roberts (Aug – Decem ; claimed date of birth Decem ) also known as William Henry Roberts, Ollie Partridge William Roberts, Ollie N.

Roberts or Ollie L. Roberts, attracted attention by claiming to be the western outlaw William H. Bonney, also known as Billy the s' claim was rejected by Governor Thomas Mabry in