The Resource Epitaph : a novel of the O.K. Corral, Mary Doria Russell., (ebook)

Epitaph : a novel of the O.K. Corral, Mary Doria Russell., (ebook)

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Epitaph : a novel of the O.K. Corral
Title
Epitaph
Title remainder
a novel of the O.K. Corral
Statement of responsibility
Mary Doria Russell.
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Language
eng
Summary
Mary Doria Russell, the bestselling, award-winning author of The Sparrow, returns with Epitaph. An American Iliad, this richly detailed and meticulously researched historical novel continues the story she began in Doc, following Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday to Tombstone, Arizona, and to the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. A deeply divided nation. Vicious politics. A shamelessly partisan media. A president loathed by half the populace. Smuggling and gang warfare along the Mexican border. Armed citizens willing to stand their ground and take law into their own hands. . . That was America in 1881. All those forces came to bear on the afternoon of October 26 when Doc Holliday and the Earp brothers faced off against the Clantons and the McLaurys in Tombstone, Arizona. It should have been a simple misdemeanor arrest. Thirty seconds and thirty bullets later, three officers were wounded and three citizens lay dead in the dirt. Wyatt Earp was the last man standing, the only one unscathed. The lies began before the smoke cleared, but the gunfight at the O.K. Corral would soon become central to American beliefs about the Old West. Epitaph tells Wyatt's real story, unearthing the Homeric tragedy buried under 130 years of mythology, misrepresentation, and sheer indifference to fact. Epic and intimate, this novel gives voice to the real men and women whose lives were changed forever by those fatal thirty seconds in Tombstone. At its heart is the woman behind the myth: Josephine Sarah Marcus, who loved Wyatt Earp for forty-nine years and who carefully chipped away at the truth until she had crafted the heroic legend that would become the epitaph her husband deserved
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1950-
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Russell, Mary Doria
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Earp, Wyatt
  • Gunfights
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Peace officers
  • Outlaws
  • Electronic books
  • Tombstone (Ariz.)
  • Southwest, New
Target audience
adult
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Epitaph : a novel of the O.K. Corral, Mary Doria Russell., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062198785
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12349265
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remote
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MWT12349265
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Epitaph : a novel of the O.K. Corral, Mary Doria Russell., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062198785
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12349265
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12349265
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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