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Product Description: The Gold Rush West was dotted with mining boomtowns and bustling new cities that sprang up overnight around strikes. Fortunes were made and lost daily, lawlessness was commonplace, and gambling dens, saloons, brothels, and dance halls thrived, but after a while the miners and merchants began to long for more polished amusements...read more

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9781442247338 | Twodot, October 5, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The Gold Rush West was dotted with mining boomtowns and bustling new cities that sprang up overnight around strikes.

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Product Description: More Tales Behind the Tombstones tells the stories behind the deaths (or supposed deaths) and burials of even more of the Old West's most nefarious outlaws, notorious women, and celebrated lawmen. Readers will learn the stories behind these legendary characters and visit the sites of tombs long forgotten while legends have lived on...read more

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9780762796304 | Twodot, July 16, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: More Tales Behind the Tombstones tells the stories behind the deaths (or supposed deaths) and burials of even more of the Old West's most nefarious outlaws, notorious women, and celebrated lawmen.

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Product Description: It was the golden age of baseball, and all over the country teams gathered on town fields in front of throngs of fans to compete for local glory. In Rawlins, Wyoming, residents lined up for tickets to see slugger Joseph Seng and the rest of the Wyoming Penitentiary Death Row All Stars as they took on all comers in baseball games with considerably more at stake...read more

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9780762787562 | Twodot, September 2, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: It was the golden age of baseball, and all over the country teams gathered on town fields in front of throngs of fans to compete for local glory.

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Product Description: From Calamity Jane’s relentless pursuit of Wild Bill Hickok to Emma Walters, who gave it all up for the dashing Bat Masterson—and learned to regret it, these romantic stories from the Old West are still familiar and entertaining to readers today...read more

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9780762774005 | Twodot, January 14, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From Calamity Jane’s relentless pursuit of Wild Bill Hickok to Emma Walters, who gave it all up for the dashing Bat Masterson—and learned to regret it, these romantic stories from the Old West are still familiar and entertaining to readers today.

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Product Description: On May 17, 1876, Elizabeth Bacon Custer kissed her husband George goodbye and wished him good fortune in his efforts to fulfill the Army’s orders to drive in the Native Americans who would not willingly relocate to a reservation...read more

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9780762788156 | Reprint edition (Twodot, October 1, 2013), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: On May 17, 1876, Elizabeth Bacon Custer kissed her husband George goodbye and wished him good fortune in his efforts to fulfill the Army’s orders to drive in the Native Americans who would not willingly relocate to a reservation.

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Product Description: Massacres, mayhem, and mischief fill the pages of Outlaw Tales of California 2, with compelling legends of the Golden State's most despicable desperadoes. Ride with horse thieves and cattle rustlers, duck the bullets of murderers, plot strategies with con artists, and hiss at lawmen turned outlaws...read more

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9780762772346 | 2 edition (Twodot, September 3, 2013), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Massacres, mayhem, and mischief fill the pages of Outlaw Tales of California 2, with compelling legends of the Golden State's most despicable desperadoes.
9780762738526 | 1 edition (Twodot, March 18, 2008), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: From the world-famous to the relatively obscure, Outlaw Tales of California features true tales of fifteen bandits, outlaws, and no-good scoundrels.

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Product Description: Take a step back in time with the Bedside Book of Bad Girls: Outlaw women of the Midwest. Join author Chris Enss as she digs up and reveals startling facts about some of the most fascinating renegade women of the Midwest. Meet Flora Mundis, the horse thief who disguised herself as a man; Victoria Woodhull, out-spoken activist for free love, con artist, and the first female candidate for president; Ma Barker, mother of the notorious Barker Gang; Opal Long and Patricia Cherrington, trusted sisters of the Dillinger Gang; and many more...read more

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9781560375258 | Farcountry Pr, October 31, 2012, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Take a step back in time with the Bedside Book of Bad Girls: Outlaw women of the Midwest.

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Product Description: Desperate to strike it rich during the Western Gold Rushes and eager for the free land afforded them through the Homestead Act, men went west alone and sacrificed many creature comforts. Only after they arrived at their destinations did some of them realize how much they missed female companionship...read more

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9780762773992 | Twodot, October 16, 2012, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Desperate to strike it rich during the Western Gold Rushes and eager for the free land afforded them through the Homestead Act, men went west alone and sacrificed many creature comforts.

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Product Description: “What we want to do is give our women even more liberty than they have. Let them do any kind of work that they see fit, and if they do it as well as men, give them the same pay.”―William F. Cody, 1899With rough-riding cowboys, sure shots, and fantastic reenactments of battles and train robberies, Buffalo Bill Cody brought the myth of the Old West to life for audiences all over the world―and some of the most popular cowboys in his Wild West Show were young ladies...read more
By Chris Enss and Peter Sherayko (foreword by)

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9780762748150 | Twodot, January 19, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: “What we want to do is give our women even more liberty than they have.

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Product Description: Future legends of the Old West, Charlie Bassett, Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, and Bill Tilghman were the lawmen who patrolled the unruly streets. When a cattle baron’s son fled town after the shooting of the popular saloon singer named Dora Hand, the four men--all experts with a gun who knew the harsh, desertlike surrounding terrain--hunted him down like "Thunder Over the Prairie...read more

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9780762744930 | 1 original edition (Twodot, June 2, 2009), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Future legends of the Old West, Charlie Bassett, Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, and Bill Tilghman were the lawmen who patrolled the unruly streets.

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Product Description: By the time Stagecoach made John Wayne a silver-screen star in 1939, the thirty-one-year-old was already a veteran of more than sixty films, having twirled six-guns and foiled cattle rustlers in B Westerns for five studios. By the 1950s he was Hollywood’s most popular actor—an Academy Award nominee destined to become an American icon...read more

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9780762738984 | 1 edition (Twodot, October 1, 2006), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Written in cooperation with the Wayne family, a comprehensive biography of the early years of the Hollywood legend follows Marion Morrison from his birth in Winterset, Iowa, through his childhood and young adulthood, to his first roles as John Wayne in Hollywood.

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9780762751013 | Reprint edition (Globe Pequot Pr, June 2, 2009), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: By the time Stagecoach made John Wayne a silver-screen star in 1939, the thirty-one-year-old was already a veteran of more than sixty films, having twirled six-guns and foiled cattle rustlers in B Westerns for five studios.

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Product Description: During the gold rush, women worked alongside men panning and digging for gold and silver in the mountains of Colorado, California, and all the way up to Alaska. While many books have been written about the frontier women who ran brothels and boarding houses in mining towns, none have told the true stories of ladies who labored as hard as men out in the mines...read more

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9780762743728 | 1 edition (Twodot, July 17, 2008), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: During the gold rush, women worked alongside men panning and digging for gold and silver in the mountains of Colorado, California, and all the way up to Alaska.

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Product Description: Notable female gamblers are few in number, but their legacy left an indelible mark on the history of the Old West. The Lady Was a Gambler is a tribute to those women and how they played the game.

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9780762743711 | 1 edition (Twodot, October 1, 2007), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Notable female gamblers are few in number, but their legacy left an indelible mark on the history of the Old West.

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Product Description: Tales Behind the Tombstones tells the stories behind the deaths (or supposed deaths) and burials of the Old West's most nefarious outlaws, notorious women, and celebrated lawmen. Readers will learn the story behind Calamity Jane's wish to be buried next to Wild Bill Hickok, discover how and where the Earp brothers came to be buried, and visit the sites of tombs long forgotten while legends have lived on...read more

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9780762737734 | 1 edition (Twodot, July 1, 2007), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Tales Behind the Tombstones tells the stories behind the deaths (or supposed deaths) and burials of the Old West's most nefarious outlaws, notorious women, and celebrated lawmen.

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Product Description: Book by Enss, Chris, Stephens, Ann S.
By Chris Enss (introduced by) and Ann S. Stephens

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9780762740826 | Reprint edition (Twodot, July 1, 2006), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Book by Enss, Chris, Stephens, Ann S.

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Product Description: Between 1840 and 1870, hundreds of thousands of enthusiastic dreamers embarked on a 2,000-mile journey into the wide-open frontier of the United States in search of free land, gold, adventure, and a better life. Although only a few women were numbered among the very first pioneers, those who did take the risk changed the face of the United States forever...read more

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9780762737758 | 1 edition (Twodot, July 1, 2006), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Between 1840 and 1870, hundreds of thousands of enthusiastic dreamers embarked on a 2,000-mile journey into the wide-open frontier of the United States in search of free land, gold, adventure, and a better life.

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Product Description: A fight breaks out over a claim in this action-filled homesteading story. The hardships of covered wagon life, the danger of the prairie fire, and the romance of the young bride's new home made this a best-seller in 1869. One of the things that made dime novels so popular was the lurid cover art...read more
By Chris Enss (introduced by) and Mrs Henry J. Thomas

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9780762740833 | 1 edition (Twodot, July 1, 2006), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A fight breaks out over a claim in this action-filled homesteading story.

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Product Description: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible...read more

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9780762740802 | 1 edition (Twodot, July 1, 2006), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

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Product Description: A New York Times Bestseller! "No women need apply." Western towns looking for a local doctor during the frontier era often concluded their advertisements in just that manner. Yet apply they did. And in small towns all over the west, highly trained women from medical colleges in the East took on the post of local doctor to great acclaim...read more

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9780762735662 | Twodot, March 1, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestseller!

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Product Description: Buffalo Bill's Wild West brought an enormously successful performance spectacle to audiences throughout the United States and Europe between 1883 and 1916. Many talented and daring women performed alongside men in the Wild West shows, including tiny sharpshooter Annie Oakley...read more

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9780762735655 | Twodot, October 1, 2005, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Buffalo Bill's Wild West brought an enormously successful performance spectacle to audiences throughout the United States and Europe between 1883 and 1916.

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Product Description: Fashion that was in vogue in the East was highly desirable to pioneers during the frontier period of the American West. It was also extraordinarily difficult to obtain, often impractical, and sometimes the clothing was just not durable enough for the men and women who were forging new homes for themselves in the West...read more

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9780762735648 | Twodot, October 1, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Fashion that was in vogue in the East was highly desirable to pioneers during the frontier period of the American West.

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Product Description: Complete with actual advertisements from both women seeking husbands and males seeking brides, New York Times bestselling book Hearts West includes twelve stories of courageous mail order brides and their exploits. Some were fortunate enough to marry good men and live happily ever after; still others found themselves in desperate situations that robbed them of their youth and sometimes their lives...read more

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9780762727568 | 1 edition (Twodot, June 1, 2005), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Complete with actual advertisements from both women seeking husbands and males seeking brides, New York Times bestselling book Hearts West includes twelve stories of courageous mail order brides and their exploits.

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Product Description: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans ruled the West from the silver screen as the King of Cowboys and and Queen of the West. Off screen, this husband and wife duo raised a family and lived the "Code of the West." Now, in this new biography, named for their first feature film as a pair, the Rogers family shares the inside story of these beloved Western icons, detailing their personal struggles and rise to stardom, the lives of their children, the tragedies that befell their family, and their memories of Roy and Dale and Trigger and other sidekicks on the silver screen and behind the scenes...read more

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9780762730537 | Twodot, May 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans ruled the West from the silver screen as the King of Cowboys and and Queen of the West.

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9780762738304 | Twodot, April 1, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans ruled the West from the silver screen as the King of Cowboys and and Queen of the West.

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