Orphans Preferred

Orphans Preferred

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Although rooted in actual events and real people, the saga of the Pony Express has become an American legend, embellished in everything from dime novels, Mark Twain's Roughing It, and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show to the western film classics of John Ford, the art of Frederic Remington, and scores of children's books. Orphans Preferred is both a revisionist history of this magnificent and ill-fated adventure and an entertaining look at the often larger-than-life individuals who created and perpetuated the myths of "the Pony," as it is known along the Pony Express trail that runs from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California.
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  • Hardback | 270 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 521.63g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0767906926
  • 9780767906920

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