The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid the Authentic Life of Billy the Kid (Paperback)
  • The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid the Authentic Life of Billy the Kid (Paperback)

The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid the Authentic Life of Billy the Kid (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 23/03/2011
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Born in November 1859 as William H. Bonney, Billy the Kidas he soon became knownstarted his criminal career at the age of twelve by stabbing a man in a bar fight. He then moved on to stealing horses, gambling, participating in the Lincoln County War, and even perpetrating mass murder. Billy the Kid s extraordinary exploits were followed in newspapers around the country, and his legend reached epic heights. Garrett, the Sheriff of Lincoln County and Billy s ultimate arbiter of justice, provides an incredible, firsthand account of the small-town kid who became a killer in "The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid." Written just eight months after killing Billy in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, during a happenstance meeting in the home of Pete Maxwell, this fascinating, sensational book takes us play-by-play through Billy s life. From his earliest days in New York and eventual move west to his adventures in Mexico and repeated arrests and escapes, this original account tells all."

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
ISBN: 9781616081768

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