The Resource The Kid, Ron Hansen, (electronic resource)

The Kid, Ron Hansen, (electronic resource)

Label
The Kid
Title
The Kid
Statement of responsibility
Ron Hansen
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "A new novel from Ron Hansen, the award-winning author of The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, about an iconic American criminal of the old West: legendary outlaw, Billy the Kid. Born Henry McCarty, Billy the Kid was a diminutive, charming, blond-haired young man who, growing up in New York, Kansas, and later New Mexico, demonstrated a precocious dexterity at firing six-shooters with either hand--a skill that both got him into and out of trouble and that turned him into an American legend of the old West. He was smart, well-spoken, attractive to both white and Mexican women, a good dancer, and a man with a nose for money, horses, and trouble. His spree of crimes and murders has been immortalized in dime westerns, novels, and movies. But the whole story of his short, epically violent life has never been told as it has been here. In The Kid, Ron Hansen showcases his masterful research and inimitable style as he breathes life into history, bringing readers back into the late 1800s and into Billy's boyhood as a ranch hand just trying to wrest a fortune from an unforgiving landscape. We are with Billy in every gunfight and horse theft and get to know him in full before his grand death in a hail of bullets in 1881 at the age of twenty-one. Original, powerful, and swiftly told, The Kid is an unforgettable read about a uniquely American anti-hero"--
  • "Born Henry McCarty, Billy the Kid was a diminutive, charming, blond-haired young man who, growing up in New York, Kansas, and later New Mexico, demonstrated a precocious dexterity at firing six-shooters with either hand--a skill that both got him into and out of trouble and that turned him into an American legend of the old West. He was smart, well-spoken, attractive to both white and Mexican women, a good dancer, and a man with a nose for money, horses, and trouble. His spree of crimes and murders has been immortalized in dime westerns, novels, and movies. But the whole story of his short, epically violent life has never been told as it has been here"--
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.A5133
LC item number
K53 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
The Kid, Ron Hansen, (electronic resource)
Label
The Kid, Ron Hansen, (electronic resource)
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http://ebook.3m.com/library/tulsa-document_id-k3oqkz9
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Color
multicolored
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Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781501133336
Level of compression
unknown
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
k3oqkz9
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB
  • Requires 3M Cloud Library (file size: 6.5 MB)

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