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A bullet for Billy the Kid

Nelson C. Nye

A bullet for Billy the Kid

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Published by Jove Books in New York .
Written in English

Edition Notes

StatementNelson Nye
SeriesJove western, A Jove book
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 912 vol. 10
The Physical Object
Pagination155 p. ;
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24899549M
ISBN 100515091405
ISBN 109780515091403
LC Control Number2011658260

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The book collects three short novellas, A Bullet for Billy the Kid Had no knowledge of the author, where the book came from, or if I even really wanted to read it. Glad I did/5. A Bullet for Billy the Kid - Kindle edition by Henry, Will. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Bullet for Billy the Kid/5(3). A BULLET FOR BILLY THE KID contains three novellas: 'The Fourth Horseman,' 'Santa Fe Passage' and 'A Bullet for Billy the Kid.' The stories were originally published inand respectively.

The first story - 'The Fourth Horseman' - is probably one of the bleakest westerns I have ever read. Weary gunman Frank Rachel rides into 2/5(1).

The Authentic Life of Billy, the Kid is a biography and partly A bullet for Billy the Kid book 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 s: Garrett, Pat F., (Upson, Ash – ghostwriter). A Bullet for Billy the Kid: A Western Trio Will Henry, Author. Five Star $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Five-time Spur Award–winner Henry has been dead sincebut his. Get this from a library. A bullet for Billy the Kid.

[Will Henry] -- There is perhaps no outlaw of the Old West more notorious or legendary than Billy the Kid. And no author is better suited than Will Henry to tell the tale of the young gunman and the mysterious. In CBS television produced A Bullet for Billy The Kid, Music by William Goldstein, Book & Lyrics by Marvin Schofer.

At the time called a folk opera, this one act musical was the first. 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 age He also participated in New Mexico's Lincoln County War, during which he allegedly committed three : Henry McCarty, September 17 or Novem.

: A Bullet For Billy The Kid: VG+ to Near Fine in pictorial wraps with red & yellow lettering & cover art by James Bama (his first PB cover) picturing a cowboy holding a gun sprawled against a saloon bar as he looks at a cowboy with fists clenched.

Western novel based on the legend of Billy the Kid. Western, Vintage Paperback. Directed by Rafael Baledón. With Gaston Sands, Steve Brodie, Lloyd Nelson, Marla Blaine. Western gunfighter Billy Kid decides to embark A bullet for Billy the Kid book a new life and, accompanied by his sister, sets off on the long journey to his ranch.

The journey is fraught with danger as Billy is attacked by both gunmen and lawmen. The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is a virtuoso morals are physicalmust be clear and openlike diagram of watch or starone must eliminate muchthat is one turns when the bullet leaves youwalk off see none of the thrashingthe very eyes welling up like bad drainsbelieving then the moral of newspapers or gunwhere bodies are mindless as paper /5(12).

"In the last three decades, scholarship about Billy has shaken off its pulp origins and become professional, the best three books, in my view, being Robert M. Utley's Billy the Kid: A Short and Violent Life (), Frederick Nolan's The West of Billy the Kid (), and now Michael Wallis's Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride."—Larry McMurtry, New York Review of BooksBrand: UNP - Bison Books.

Billy the Kid is known as the Old West’s favorite outlaw and was one of the most notorious gunfighters of the American West, having killed over 30 men in his time, before being gunned down at age See the fact file below for more information on Billy the Kid or alternatively, you can download our page Billy the Kid worksheet pack to utilise within the classroom or home environment.

The origins of the real Billy the Kid, and even his actual name, are wrapped in obscurity. In the version presented by Hansen, he is born William.

A Bullet for Billy the Kid: A Western Trio: the Fourth Horseman/Santa Fe Passage/A Bullet for Billy the Kid by Henry, Will Seller Better World Books Condition Used.

Get this from a library. A bullet for Billy the Kid: a western trio. [Will Henry] -- "The Fourth Horseman" (first published in ) is the story of Frank Rachel, who ventures down the Mogollon Rim into Peaceful Basin.

A fugitive from range wars, Frank wants a place where he can. But the bullet and book stunt was supposed to be their moment.

“I said, ‘Don’t do it, don’t do it,’ ” Ruiz’s aunt, Claudia Ruiz, told her nephew when he shared his idea, according to. Buy a cheap copy of A Bullet for Billy the Kid: A Western book by Will Henry.

Three classic novellas, including the title story, about the most infamous outlaw of the Old West. Free shipping over $ Packed with adventure, this volume features two novellas "Sante Fe Passage" and "The Fourth Horseman," as well as the title story "A Bullet for Billy the Kid," in which legendary outlaw Billy the Kid meets a mysterious stranger who forever changes his life.

Original. first printing. He was only twenty-one years old when a bullet from Sheriff Pat Garett’s six-shooter killed him on J Within a year Billy the Kid became the subject of five dime-novel “biographies” as well as Garett’s ghost-written account, and that was just the beginning.4/5(1). Billy The Kid summary: William Henry McCarty, Jr.

was only 21 years of age when he died of a gunshot wound at Ft. Sumner in the New Mexico Territory. He had several aliases but is best known as Billy the Kid. He was only 18 when he killed his first man. No one knows for certain where Billy the Kid was born. Some place his birth in New York, but.

There were actually three short novellas in this volume and, while Will Henry is a good story-teller, for me, personally, I preferred the other two stories over "A Bullet for Billy the Kid." While it was an interesting way to present his story -- and probably more historically accurate in details than the Hollywood version -- the "other worldly /5(3).

A Bullet for Billy the Kid () Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. Western gunfighter Billy Kid decides to embark upon a new life and, accompanied by his sister, sets off on the long journey to his ranch.

The journey is fraught with danger as Billy is attacked by both gunmen and lawmen. Evidence for John Miller as Billy the Kid zJohn Miller closely resembled Billy the Kid physically, having similar sloping shoulders, buck-teeth, out-turned thumbs, heavy brow, small hands, big ears, blue eyes, and numerous bullet wounds on his body.

He also resembled him in other characteristics, such as beingFile Size: KB. That bullet - fired by Lincoln County Sheriff Patrick F. Garrett from a caliber single action Colt pistol - ended the life of Billy the Kid, real name William Henry McCarty.

But death - ordinarily so final - only fueled the public's fascination with 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 turned him into an American legend of the old West.

Author & Notes: This article excerpted from Pat Garrett’s book, The Authentic Life of Billy, The Kid, published by the New Mexican Print and Publishing Santa Fe, Pat Garrett tracked down Billy The Kid and killed him on J Though the New Mexican newspaper said, “ Sheriff Garrett is the hero of the hour,” most.

Full Description: "Many years after the death of Billy the Kid, Deputy John William Poe, who was just outside the door when Sheriff Pat Garrett killed Billy, wrote out the whole story, which was published in a small edition. While certain statements made in the book by Poe are controversial, his account is a valuable document for anyone interested in Billy the Kid.

Q&A With Rick Geary On New Graphic Novel “The True Death Of Billy The Kid” Share After about 30 years in San Diego, the American cartoonist and illustrator Rick Geary and his wife decided to move to Carrizozo, a tiny town in the middle of New Mexico.

Some argue his book about Billy Bonney is the only reason why The Kid is remembered today. But surely even the man who shot charming, murderous Billy the Kid deserved a better end than a bullet while watering the : Eric Meisfjord. CHAPTER I.

BILLY BONNEY KILLS HIS FIRST TWO MEN, AND BECOMES A DARING OUTLAW IN THE REPUBLIC OF MEXICO. In the slum district of the great city of New York, on the 23rd day of November,a blue-eyed baby boy was born to William H. Bonney and his good looking, auburn haired young wife, Kathleen.

The author feels that he is capable of writing a true and unvarnished history of "Billy the Kid," as he was personally acquainted with him, and assisted in his capture, by furnishing Sheriff Pat Garrett with three of his fighting cowboys--Jas.

East, Lee Hall and Lon Chambers. The photo at the top of this page is of Brushy Bill Roberts, taken in or by William V. Morrison. After reading through many websites on Billy the Kid, I realized that they all either try to prove that Brushy Bill Roberts either was, or was not, the real Billy the Kid, my site included.

Ever since Billy the Kid was shot by Pat Garrett on a summer night in New Mexico inhistorians and storytellers have been spinning his legend, not always agreeing on whether he was the most romantic of western desperadoes or a rat-faced wimp.

Now Jon Tuska tells all that can truly be known about the Kid's turbulent life and early death. Archive for the 'Billy the Kid' Category. Sunday, January 29th, Billy the Kid’s Grave – New Book. Billy the Kid’s Grave – A History of the Wild West’s Most Famous Death Marker “Quien es?” The answer to this incautious question – “Who is it?” – was a bullet to the heart.

Billy the Kid is popular and used for many local brands in Lincoln County, New Mexico. Photo by Rich Grant. At just 5-foot 7-inches and pounds, he could look like a good-natured young kid who loved to dance and drink, played the violin, and always had a wide : Rich Grant.

The Night Pat Garrett (Probably) Shot Billy the Kid Lincoln County. By Jay W. Sharp. One of only two images acknowledged by experts to be Billy the Kid. This is a tintype believed to have been taken in Ft.

Sumner in A 3rd photo has been discovered, but not all experts have acknowledged it yet. When wannabe Billy the Kids began surfacing, the Kid's surviving friends from Lincoln and Fort Sumner, including Lobato (who supposedly helped one wannabe slip out of Fort Sumner), discredited all such claims and firmly stated that it was Billy the Kid who was killed on J Those that publicly identified Brushy Bill Roberts as Billy.

The Old-timers in Ramah, NM can tell you about another Old-timer, who wandered into the area in the early 's and settled here with his Mexican wife the online book "Ernst Albert Tietjen - Missionary and Colonizer" By Gary Tietjen, this excerpt tells about John Miller, an old timer living in Candy Kitchen, NM, who many were convinced was really Billy the Kid.

But Billy's luck runs out when, during a train heist, a passenger recognizes the nineteen-year-old outlaw. Fed up with his bad ways, Sheriff Willis Monroe, Billy's own cousin, decides to track him down. The Kid's two-timing partners are hunting him, too--and a posse wants Billy (and the sheriff) dead.

This gripping fictional tale imagines. With his gloriously written and popular book, The Saga of Billy the Kid, Walter Noble Burns became the Kid's biggest salesman.

But by then, the snowball was already well on its. Renee Montagne talks to author Ron Hansen about his novel based on the life of legendary outlaw Billy the Kid. It's called The Kid: A Novel. .Note: If you're looking for a free download links of Billy the Kid: A Short and Violent Life Pdf, epub, docx and torrent then this site is not for you.

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