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Author Lamar, Howard R

Title Charlie Siringo's West An Interpretive Biography
Edition First paperback edition
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource (391 p.)
Contents Cover -- Half title -- Frontispiece -- Title -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- Foreword by Richard W. Etulain -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Chapter 1. Charlie Siringo and the Several Worlds of Matagorda Bay -- Chapter 2. Civil War Comes to Matagorda Bay, 1850-1867 -- Chapter 3. Rites of Passage: St. Louis and the Mississippi River Experience, 1867-1870 -- Chapter 4. Shanghai Pierce and El Rancho Grande: The Texas Cattle Industry from the Open Range to Corporate Enterprise, 1854-1900
Chapter 5. The Great Adventure: Charlie Siringo and Billy the Kid on the Texas Panhandle Frontier, 1877-1882 -- Figures 2-19 -- Chapter 6. "Queen City of the Border": Caldwell, Kansas, 1871-1885 -- Chapter 7. Rendezvous with Destiny: Charlie Siringo, the Haymarket Riot, and the Pinkertons, 1886-1890 -- Chapter 8. Charlie Siringo Discovers New Mexico Politics: The Ancheta Case and After, 1891-1898 -- Chapter 9. The Bloody Coeur d'Alene Strike, 1891-1893 -- Chapter 10. Chasing Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, and a Great Many Others, 1899-1903 -- Figures 20-43
Chaoter 11. Two Victories and a Defeat: Alaskan Gold Thieves, Kentucky Moonshiners, and the Haywood Trial in Idaho -- Figures 44-60 -- Chapter 12. The Trials of an Author, 1912-1922: Siringo's "A Cowboy Detective" and "Two Evil Isms" Versus the Pinkertons, and A Retreat Down Memory Lane-"Billy the Kid" and "Lone Star Cowboy" -- Chapter 13. Recognition at Last! Charlie Siringo in Hollywood, 1923-1928 -- Figures 61-68 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary The colorful life of Charlie Siringo and the image of the American West he helped to create
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
SUBJECT Siringo, Charles A., 1855-1928.
Siringo, Charles A., 1855-1928
Siringo, Charles A., 1855-1928 fast
Subject Pinkerton's National Detective Agency -- Biography
SUBJECT Pinkerton's National Detective Agency fast
Subject Cowboys -- Texas -- Biography
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Private investigators -- United States -- Biography
Authors, American -- Biography
Authors, American
Frontier and pioneer life
Private investigators
SUBJECT Texas -- History -- 1846-1950.
Texas -- Biography
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1890-1945.
Subject Texas
United States
West United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
Author Etulain, Richard W
ISBN 9780826361660