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American endurance, Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the vanishing Wild West, Richard A. Serrano

Label
American endurance, Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the vanishing Wild West, Richard A. Serrano
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Illustrations
mapsillustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
American endurance
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
932116085
Responsibility statement
Richard A. Serrano
Sub title
Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the vanishing Wild West
Summary
"American Endurance : The Great Cowboy Race and the Vanishing Wild West depicts nine cowboys as they race thousands of miles across the American prairie to the Chicago World's Fair in 1893. At the finish line was Buffalo Bill Cody, who had set up his Wild West Show next to the fair"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
The West of our imagination -- The harsh land -- The vanishing cowboy West -- Buffalo Bill goes to the fair -- A cowboy race -- American endurance -- Race day -- "The time is upon us" -- So long, Nebraska -- In God's country -- Across the river and into Illinois -- Chicago -- Finish line -- The agony is over
Content
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