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The Complete and Factual life of Billy the Kid by Brent, William. Billy the Kid: Robin Hood or hoodlum. After 90 years of romantic myths, this book shatters the spell and uncovers the brutal, even stranger truth about complete and factual life of Billy the Kid.
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[William Brent] -- Billy the Kid: Robin Hood or hoodlum. After 90 years of romantic myths, this book shatters the spell and uncovers the brutal, even stranger truth about the youngest of the famous Western desperadoes.
He had committed four murders that could be laid at his feet (including three sheriffs) Robert M. Utley is the gold standard for the history of the American West.4/5. Billy the Kid was dead at age Shortly after the incident, Sheriff Pat Garrett wrote a biography, complete and factual life of Billy the Kid.
book widely sensationalized “The Authentic Life of Billy, the Kid”. The book was the first of many accounts that would turn the young outlaw into a legend of the American frontier. The Complete and Factual Life of Billy the Kid, by William Brent, book published I finished this book and thought I'd share some things about it.
The aurthor's parents James and Carlota Brent. Billy the Kid, byname of William H. Bonney, Jr., original name Henry McCarty?, (born Novem /60, New York, New York, U.S.—died JFort Sumner, New Mexico), one of the most notorious gunfighters of the American West, reputed to have killed at least 27 men before being gunned down at about age Born on New York City’s East Side, Billy as a.
The legend of Billy the Kid was created by his killer, Sheriff Pat Garrett. Early Life. Billy the Kid was born William Henry McCarty Jr. on Novemin New York : ^ The full title of the Garrett-Upson book was The Authentic Life of Billy, the Kid, the Noted Desperado of the Southwest, Whose Deeds of Daring and Blood Made His Name a Terror in New Mexico, Arizona and Northern Mexico.
By Pat. Garrett, Sheriff of Lincoln Co., N.M., By Whom He Was Finally Hunted Down and Captured by Killing of death: Gunshot wound. Garrett, by his own account, also treated Billy fairly.
In his The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid, Garrett said that Billy acknowledged that the sheriff had only done his duty ‘without malice, and had treated him with marked leniency and kindness.’ But based on how the Kid treated Bell. Billy the Kid was a 19th-century gunman who participated in the Lincoln County War.
This biography of Billy the Kid provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Billy the Kid was a 19th-century gunman who participated in the Lincoln County War. He was both, a folk hero and a notorious outlaw who was. February or March- Pat Garrett's book The Authentic Life of Complete and factual life of Billy the Kid.
book the Kid is published. Although the book is more myth than fact, it immortalized Billy the Kid in legend. REFERENCES. Bell Boze, Bob The Illustrated Life and Times of Billy the Kid Second Complete and factual life of Billy the Kid.
book, Tri-Star-Boze Productions, Inc. LibraryThing Review User Review - Garrison - LibraryThing. If you're looking for a factual, well documented book on the life of Billy the Kid, well this isn't it.
My advice is that if you're interested in this uniquely American character (s) you should 3/5(3). History tells us that the outlaw known as Billy the Kid (aka Henry McCarty, aka William Bonney) was gunned down—at the ripe old age of 21—by Sheriff Pat Garrett on Jin Fort Sumner, New Mexico.
Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Complete and Factual Life of Billy the Kid at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5. Billy probably spent the first six years of his life in the Irish slums of Manhattan or Brooklyn. The conditions would have been horrific.
The Irish Times reports that in the s, when Billy was growing up there, almostpeople lived in one square mile. The Irish were only allowed to rent the worst of the worst tenements, and Billy easily could have lived in a 12 Author: Kathy Benjamin.
Facts about Billy the Kid 7: the escape. When Billy the Kid was imprisoned and waited for his execution after killing people, he killed two guards and escaped from the prison. He rode a horse out of town. Facts about Billy the Kid 8: the death. If we talk about the death of Billy the Kid, there were two versions about it.
Billy Bonney refused to let the issue be dropped because he thought that Murphy and Dolan should pay for the murder of John Tunstal so he was declared an out law. Billy the Kid was given a big reputation by pat Garrett for the purpose of Glorifying himself. yeah right, Billy the Kid was the greatest gunman that ever lived, but i beat him.
This theory (which of course is all it is) would accommodate Billy’s being the older brother and explain why later on, looking for a new alias, the Kid reverted to the most natural one of all.” (Page 5 in “The West of Billy the Kid”).
From the time he was born till aboutthe Kid left no trace of his life. Jacket has since been encased in a plastic covering for added protection. 1st printing Western Frontier Library Edition. 5"x", xxviii+ pages. "A faithful and interesting narrative" about the life of Billy the Kid, as told by Pat F.
Garrett, the "sherriff of Lincoln Co., N.M., by whom he was finally hunted down and captured by killing him".
Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride. by Michael Wallis, W.W. Norton & Co., New York,$ The life and times of Billy the Kid—alias Henry Antrim, alias Henry McCarty, alias William H. Bonney, alias the Kid, alias Kid Antrim and alias El Chivato—has been examined, reexamined, debated and analyzed to death and beyond death.
[Billy the Kid] Contributor Names Crawford, Edit (Author) Billy the Kid series: Folklore Project, Life Histories, For more on these and related topics, consult the following books: Chernoff, George and Hershel Sarbin.
Photography and the Law, NY: AMPHOTO, Library of Congress call number: KFP45C44 The Complete and Factual Life of Billy the Kid by William Brent, First Edition () Hardcover Book TheVintageBooktique 5 out of 5 stars (1) $ Free shipping Favorite.
According to the book Billy the Kid: A Short and Violent Life, his mother Catherine was an Irish immigrant to New York City. That's where Henry McCarty, later known as Billy the Kid, was born in 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. The outlaw died on Jbut his legend lives on. Paulita Maxwell was Billy the Kid’s favorite squeeze, and she was pregnant at the time he was killed, so she probably was carrying his baby. “Paulita Maxwell, who, if the gossip Garrett’s wife Apolinaria had doubtless heard from her sister Celsa was true, was pregnant with Billy’s child,” says Frederick Nolan, a Billy the Kid historian.
For a more than a hundred years, it’s been believed that Sheriff Pat Garrett shot the Kid dead inbut new theories have emerged that Billy in fact survived and went on to live a long life. Published in MarchGarrett’s The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid contained quite a few wild tales of its own regarding Billy’s exploits, but it sold poorly.
Part of the problem was its Santa Fe publisher, who lacked the experience and wherewithal to market the book nationally. In fact, the page volume is so rare today that a crisp. The young troublemaker of the West, Billy the Kid, was always on the run from the law.
A prime example of this comes early in The True Death of Billy the Kid. The majority of the book’s narrative being devoted to the last days of Billy’s life, Geary spends the first part of the book running through a very abridged version of the rest of the outlaw’s biography.
Funny yet horrifying, improvisational yet highly distilled, unflinchingly violent yet tender and elegiac, Michael Ondaatje's ground-breaking book The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is a highly polished and self-aware lens focused on the era of one of the most mythologized anti-heroes of the American West.
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EDIT: a few more Billy the Kid tidbits, most of which can be found in Inventing Billy the Kid by Stephen Tatum. He might be one of the most frequently depicted figures from U.S. history. In the s a bibliography of non-fiction and fictional representations of him came to pages.
Billy was a champion soccer star, playing for Chelsea in the s. But that was before war broke out Billy the Kid is told through the voice of an 80 year old man, who looks back on his life as Chelsea’s champion striker until the outbreak of war in and on through his subsequent life/5(48).
Within 10 months of Billy's death, according to Time-Life Books, publishers flooded the market with eight dime novels about Billy, lurid tracts that prized entertainment over fact.
Billy the Kid, had a sweetheart, so we have just learned. The young lady’s name is Kate Tenney and she lives on Fifteenth street in Oakland, California. She read in the newspapers that the Optic had the index finger of the Kid in pickle, and she has written for it, with a request to send also a photograph of the young killer.
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.
According to the book Billy the Kid: A Short and Violent Life, his mother Catherine was an Irish immigrant to New York City. That's where Henry McCarty, later known as Billy the Kid, was born in No one knows the exact month or day for sure. It's also unknown if his parents were married or if his father was ever in the picture.
After the escape, Garrett set out to remove Billy from the landscape, one way or another. Garrett learned that The Kid had been in and out of Sumner, New Mexico, and was staying there with Pete Maxwell. On the evening of J Garrett waited inside Maxwell's bedroom.
In the dark, Billy had gone to cut a slice of : Eric Meisfjord. The Authentic Life of Billy, the Kid: A Faithful & Interesting Narrative (The Western Frontier Library Series) by Pat F. Garrett and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
In many ways, the narrative of pdf Wild West has endured more as legend pdf reality, and a perfect example of that can be found in the legend of William Henry McCarty Jr., better known as William H. Bonney or "Billy the Kid". Indeed, separating fact from fiction when it comes to the life of the West's most famous outlaw is nearly impossible.