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Clavin, Thomas

Summary: In July 1865, "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO--the first quick-draw duel on the frontier. Thus began the reputation that made him a marked man to every gunslinger in the Wild West. James Butler Hickock was known across the frontier as a soldier, Union spy, scout, lawman, gunfighter, gambler, showman, and actor. Wild Bill became a legend, crossing paths with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 Hickok 2019

Clavin, Thomas

Summary: "The true story of the Earp brothers, Doc Holliday, and the famous Battle at the OK Corral, by the New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City and Wild Bill. On the afternoon of October 26, 1881, nine men clashed in what would be known as the most famous shootout in American frontier history. Thirty bullets were exchanged in thirty seconds, killing three men and wounding three others. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 CLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 978 CLA

Clavin, Thomas

Summary: "Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. The town that started as a small military site exploded with the coming of the railroad, cattle drives, eager miners, settlers, and various entrepreneurs passing through to populate the expanding West. Before long, Dodge City's streets were lined with saloons and brothels and its populace was thick with gunmen, horse thieves, and desperadoes of every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 CLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 978.1 CLA

Clavin, Thomas

Summary: "The incredible true story of fighter pilot Joe Moser's war in the sky and secret survival at Buchenwald during World War II. On August 13, 1944, Joe Moser set off on his 44th combat mission over occupied France. Soon, he would join almost 150 other Allied airmen as prisoners in Buchenwald, one of the most notorious and deadly of Nazi concentration camps. Tom Clavin's Lightning Down tells this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOSER, JOSEPH F. CLA

Summary: "For a quarter of a century, Five Star Publishing, an imprint of Gale/Cengage, has offered readers the best in new voices, as well as many beloved authors, in the traditional Western and American frontier fiction genres. Hobnail and Other Frontier Stories, edited by Hazel Rumney, features seventeen brand-new stories that will delight historical fiction fans. These stories capture the spirit of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HOB

Drury, Bob

Summary: "The explosive true saga of the legendary figure, Daniel Boone, and the bloody struggle for America's frontier by two bestselling authors at the height of their writing power--Bob Drury and Tom Clavin. It is the mid-eighteenth century, and in the 13 colonies founded by Great Britain, anxious colonists desperate to conquer and settle North America's "First Frontier" beyond the Appalachian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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Drury, Bob.

Summary: The untold story of the great Ogala Sioux chief Red Cloud, the most powerful Indian commander of the Plains who witnessed the opening of the West and forced the American government to sue for peace in a conflict named for him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RED CLOUD DRU

Keith, Phil

Summary: The incredible life story of Eugene Bullard, the first African American military pilot in WWI, who went on to become a self-taught jazz musician, a Paris nightclub impresario, a spy in the French Resistance and an American civil rights pioneer. Eugene Bullard lived one of the most fascinating lives of the twentieth century. The son of a former slave and an indigenous Creek woman, Bullard fled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BULLARD, EUGENE KEI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B BULLARD KEI

Drury, Bob.

Summary: In December 1944, America's most popular and colorful naval hero, Admiral William "Bull" Halsey, unwittingly sailed his undefeated Pacific Fleet into the teeth of a powerful typhoon. Three destroyers were capsized, sending hundreds of sailors and officers into the raging, shark-infested waters. Over the next sixty hours, small bands of survivors fought seventy-foot waves, exhaustion, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5459 DRU

Drury, Bob.

Summary: During the Korean War, 234 heroic marines from Fox Company, First Division, held off a force of 10,000 Chinese soldiers in subzero weather to secure the Toktong Pass. This is their story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 951.9042 DRU

Drury, Bob.

Summary: November, 1950. After General MacArthur ignores Mao's warnings and pushes his UN forces deep into North Korea, his 10,000 First Division Marines find themselves surrounded and hopelessly outnumbered by 100,000 Chinese soldiers near the Chosin Reservoir. Their only chance for survival is through the Toktong Pass, which will need to be held open at all costs. The mission fell to Captain William...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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Keith, Phil

Summary: Two award-winning historians bring to life the greatest Civil War battle at sea, which was fought off the coast of France in 1864 and effectively ended the threat of the Confederacy on the high seas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 KEI

Obler, Martin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Horizon Press 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 OBL

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