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

Author:
Serrano, Richard A. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, [2016]
Description:
260 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Summary note:
"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.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781588345752 (hbk.)
  • 1588345750 (hbk.)
LCCN:
2015047567
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