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  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:United States / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:228

Old West Trivia Book

by Don Bullis

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Overview

The glamour and fascination of the Old West is brought to life in a new way in this interesting collection of facts and figures. It tell stories of such Old West characters as Geronimo, General Custer and the Unsinkable Molly Brown. This book covers the who, what, where, and how in the often violent settling of the land west of the Mississippi. The scope and history of the Old West is highlighted in a way that is both factual and entertaining in this unique presentation that will appeal to anyone interested in the Old West and the people and places that made it happen. Author Don Bullis has spent his life covering the people and places of New Mexico as a small-town newspaper editor and as a deputy sheriff and town marshal. He has traveled extensively throughout the Western United States to gather the facts that made up this collection.

Description

The glamour and fascination of the Old West is brought to life in a new way in this interesting collection of facts and figures. It tell stories of such Old West characters as Geronimo, General Custer and the Unsinkable Molly Brown. This book covers the who, what, where, and how in the often violent settling of the land west of the Mississippi. The scope and history of the Old West is highlighted in a way that is both factual and entertaining in this unique presentation that will appeal to anyone interested in the Old West and the people and places that made it happen. Author Don Bullis has spent his life covering the people and places of New Mexico as a small-town newspaper editor and as a deputy sheriff and town marshal. He has traveled extensively throughout the Western United States to gather the facts that made up this collection. The New & Completely Revised Old West Trivia Book, a great source for trivia games or simple browsing. Presented in a question-and-answer format, with questions grouped in chapters by subject, the trivia ranges in topic from lawmen and outlaws, to Indians of the West and their chiefs, to wagon trains, boomtowns, women of the Old West, literature and art of the Old West, moves of the West, and much more. Packed with fascinating facts, The New & Completely Revised Old West Trivia Book is highly recommended to Western trivia buffs.

About the author

Don Bullis graduated from Eastern New Mexico University at Portales in 1970 with a Bachelors Degree in History and English. In the years since, he has worked as a small-town New Mexico newspaper editor and columnist and as a deputy sheriff and town marshal. He retired from the New Mexico Department of Public Safety in 2002. He has written nine books—including two novels: Bloodville (2002) and Bull’s Eye (2006), the latter of which was a finalist in the novel/mystery category of the New Mexico Book Awards. Two of his non-fiction books, New Mexico: A Biographical Dictionary, Volumes I and II, have won numerous awards, including Best Book on New Mexico. He is currently at work on two additional non-fiction books. He lives in Rio Rancho, New Mexico with his wife, Gloria.

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