Wild Bill Hickok
Have you ever wanted to know more about Western legend Wild Bill Hickok? Discover the true story of the gunslinger known as the “Prince of Pistoleers.”
Wild Bill Hickok was a man of many skills: pioneer of the Great Plains, Civil War scout and spy, lawman, gambler, stagecoach driver, showman. He was a crack shot with nerves of steel. When he drew his weapon, it was with one aim: to kill. Wild Bill is brought to life in this easy-to-read title by award-winning Western author John Hamilton. Wild Bill Hickok is part of the bestselling Heroes and Villains of the Wild West hardcover series, now available for the first time as an ebook! Perfect for school reports, but also a gripping tale for anyone captivated by the Wild West, young or old.
In this concise (6,500 words) biography, you’ll discover:
• James Butler Hickok’s childhood and early career.
• The origin of Wild Bill’s nickname.
• His exploits during the Civil War.
• The details of his most famous—and infamous—gunfights.
• His death-defying career as a U.S. marshal and Kansas cowtown lawman.
• His tragic final days in Deadwood.
• The truth behind the “dead man’s hand.”
• 14 historical photos
• And much, much more!
Wild Bill Hickok is an easy read, thoroughly researched, and a straight-shooting account of the man behind the legend. Lasso a copy and start your Wild West adventure today!