Legends Of The West: The Life And Legacy Of Butch Cassidy Charl

Legends of the West: The Life and Legacy of Butch Cassidy

by Charles River Editors

rating: 3.3 (5 reviews)

->->->->DOWNLOAD BOOK Legends of the West: The Life and Legacy of Butch Cassidy

->->->->READ BOOK Legends of the West: The Life and Legacy of Butch Cassidy

 

  • Explains the origins of the name Butch Cassidy.
  • Discusses the legends and mysteries surrounding Butch Cassidy's life and death, and how his legacy grew.
  • Includes a bibliography for further listening.

Space may be the final frontier, but no frontier has ever captured the American imagination like the Wild West, which still evokes images of dusty cowboys, outlaws, gunfights, gamblers, and barroom brawls over 100 years after the West was settled. A constant fixture in American pop culture, the 19th century American West continues to be vividly and colorfully portrayed not just as a place but as a state of mind. In Charles River Editors' Legends of the West series, listeners can get caught up to speed on the lives of America's most famous frontier figures in the time it takes to finish a commute, while learning interesting facts long forgotten or never known.

The Wild West has made legends out of many men through the embellishment of their stories, such as crediting Billy the Kid and Wild Bill Hickok for killing far more people than they actually did. But it has also made icons out of outlaws like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid based on the mystery and uncertainty surrounding their crimes and deaths, allowing speculation and legend to fill in the gaps.

Alongside Jesse James, Robert LeRoy Parker has become remembered as Butch Cassidy, one of the most notorious outlaws of the west. Though he is commonly associated with the Sundance Kid, the duo had a full-fledged gang known as the Wild Bunch conducting robberies in the Southwest, and they became legendary for their shootouts and their escapes from the law. Eventually, Butch Cassidy and his most famous acquaintance fled as far east as New York City and as far south as Argentina.

In fact, it was in South America that Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are believed to have met their ultimate fate, in yet another shootout with Bolivian soldiers. The mystery and controversy surrounding that shootout (and whether the two bandits were actually them) have helped ensure their place in Western lore, and as with so many other legends of the West, people continue to speculate that Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid survived and lived out the rest of their lives.

Legends of the West: The Life and Legacy of Butch Cassidy chronicles the outlaw's life, while also analyzing his legacy and the mythology that has enveloped his story, attempting to separate fact from fiction to determine what the notorious robber was really like.

 

 

Details:


Price: $3.53
bound: 49 minutes
Publisher: Charles River Editors
Language: English
ASIN: B071NL9CVF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

48a4f088c3

 

Tags: .fb2 download, free iphone, tom portable german direct link online, book french, full ebook, book download fb2, book full, mobile ebook, book DropBox, full version download, free iphone, free full pc phone book, book iCloud, how to find book without register, offline get purchase mobile online, free android audio selling djvu, download without account, download torrent ExtraTorrent, ios сhapter cheap eng download, discount for book, book view, download book from sony xperia, free mobi, free fb2

African American Relationships, Marriages, and Families: An Introduction
Life in the Grey Nunnery: A Narrative of the Horrors, Mysteries, and Cruelties of Convent Life (The Cruel Life of the Cloistered Nuns)
Stories From The Quran - Book 1
My Cute My Cat: Pet Lover Photo Book For Kids V.2
Jose+Antonio+Saco%3A+Biografia+%28Spanish+Edition%29
They're Not Like Us #15
The Forgotten Soldier: The Classic WWII Autobiography
Die Beschützer, Superhelden Mannschaft Deutschland: Super ZETT and the Gaurdians of Germany (German Edition) Hilke and Paul Brandes-Missick
The Confessions of a Poacher (Classic Reprint)
Behind Her Special Agent Badge: Murder, Mayhem, and Life in the Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Yorum Yaz
Arkadaşların Burada !
Arkadaşların Burada !