Legends of the Gun Years

Legends of the Gun Years : Two Gripping Volumes of the Wild West

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Together in one volume, the epic stories of two legendary gunfighters!

Journal of the Gun Years
Winner of the Spur Award for Best Western Novel

Back East, they told tall tales of Marshal Clay Hauser, the steely-eyed Civil War veteran who became known as the "Hero of the Plains" for his daring exploits in the raucous cow towns of the frontier. But fame proves to be the one enemy he can never outdraw-and a curse that haunts him to his violent end . . . .

The Memoirs of Wild Bill Hickok

James Butler Hickok was a celebrity before there was a Hollywood. As a gunfighter and U.S. marshal, he carved out a legend greater than any fictional hero. Now read the unforgettable story of the man behind the myth.

"Matheson excels at the depiction of one man alone, locked in a desperate struggle against a force or forces greater than himself."
--Stephen King
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Product details

  • Paperback | 460 pages
  • 168 x 210 x 31mm | 413g
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0765322331
  • 9780765322333
  • 1,907,054

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"Journal of the Gun Years is a three carat diamond. Read and enjoy it without delay." --Max Evans, author of For the Love of Horses
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About Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson (1926-2013) was The New York Times bestselling author of I Am Legend, Hell House, Somewhere in Time, The Incredible Shrinking Man, Now You See It..., and What Dreams May Come, among others. He was named a Grand Master of Horror by the World Horror Convention, and received the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement. He has also won the Edgar, the Spur, and the Writer's Guild awards. In 2010, he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. In addition to his novels Matheson wrote several screenplays for movies and TV, including several Twilight Zone episodes.
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