Tombstone, A.T: A History of Early Mining, Milling, and Mayhem (WESTERN LANDS AND WATERS SERIES)

5 avg rating
( 2 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780870622731: Tombstone, A.T: A History of Early Mining, Milling, and Mayhem (WESTERN LANDS AND WATERS SERIES)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 


Once nearly forgotten, Tombstone, Arizona, is trapped in myth and legend. Walking its quiet streets, one finds it hard to separate truth from illusion and remember this was a real town, not some Hollywood fantasy. Tombstone’s rough and rowdy exploits were reported from San Francisco to New York.

William B. Shillingberg rediscovers the real Tombstone in this historical tour-de-force. The rough mining town of boomers and investors, of hard men and women seeking their fortunes, comes to life with startling clarity. Tombstone, A.T.: A History of Early Mining, Milling, and Mayhem relates true tales of those who founded and built the town, including the infamous Earps and Clantons.

Shillingberg details life in a pioneer mining town, from the discoverers of the mines, Edward and Albert Schieffelin and Richard Gird, to the amazing cast of characters in the most celebrated gunfight in western history—the shootout at the OK Corral, between Wyatt, Virgil, and Morgan Earp, Doc Holliday, and a gang led by Ike Clanton. And tales of John Ringo, Frank Leslie, and diarist George W. Parsons are filled with the famous and the notorious.

Today Tombstone slumbers, a shadow of its faded glory, supported by clouded memories and tourist dollars. But the real story remains, and Tombstone, A.T. tells it.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Wm. B. Shillingberg is retired as president of an international probate research corporation. The author of Dodge City: The Early Years, 1872–1886, he resides in Tucson, Arizona

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Shillingberg, William B.
Published by Arthur H Clark (1999)
ISBN 10: 0870622730 ISBN 13: 9780870622731
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Arthur H Clark, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110870622730

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 85.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

William B. Shillingberg
ISBN 10: 0870622730 ISBN 13: 9780870622731
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # S-0870622730

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 122.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds