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9 edition of Doc Holliday found in the catalog.

Doc Holliday

by Carl R. Green

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Enslow in Springfield, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Holliday, John Henry, 1851-1887 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Gamblers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementCarl R. Green and William R. Sanford.
      SeriesOutlaws and lawmen of the wild west
      ContributionsSanford, William R. 1927-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF594.H74 G74 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1100052M
      ISBN 100894905899
      LC Control Number94024845
      OCLC/WorldCa30666321

        Doc Holiday Matt Braun He came from the American South, a gentleman by breeding, a dentist by training, a gambler by vocation. But as Dr. John H. Holliday, a man fleeing his tragic past, drifted across the West, living among some of the roughest men on the frontier, word spread quickly he never walked away from a fight, and he never drew too late/5(6).   That’s a tough one—especially since they never shot it out with one another. Holliday wasn’t really a gunfighter. Hickok was good with a gun. Hardin was deadly. The latter two reportedly had a little run-in at Abilene, Kansas, in Hickok, who was the town marshal, ordered young Wes to turn over his guns. Hardin presented them, butts.

      The adventures of retired Army Ranger John “Doc” Holliday and his quest to uncover the secrets of the Templars continue to thrill in this novel from New York Times bestselling author Paul Christopher After his niece and her fiancé are brutally murdered, Holliday vows to .   John Henry Holliday, also called Doc Holliday, was an unbelievable player and gunfighter well known for the gunfight at OK Corral, where he battled close by his great companion, Wyatt Earp. He was a dental specialist yet picked up the notoriety of being gifted with cards and snappy on the trigger. He experienced tuberculosis.

      As many of our readers know, “Doc” Holliday was a professional gambler who worked the saloon and gambling halls of the cattle and mining towns of the Western Frontier between and 1 What readers might not know was that Holliday also suffered from debilitating pain caused by chronic tuberculosis (TB) infection. Doc Holliday arguably was the most .   Val Kilmer (as Doc Holliday) in Tombstone scene. Celebrity Jeopardy! Kathie Lee, Tom Hanks, Sean Connery, Burt Reynolds - SNL - Duration: Saturday Night L, views.


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Doc Holliday by Carl R. Green Download PDF EPUB FB2

Doc by Mary Doria Russell was a book I enjoyed immensely from beginning to end. It's an intense character-driven study of Doc Holliday, the Earp brothers and the inhabitants of Dodge, Kansas, before Tombstone's famous Fight at the OK Corrall/5().

Doc Holliday (Bison Book S) by John Myers Myers | Aug 1, out of Doc Holliday book stars Paperback $ $ They Call Me Doc: The Story Behind the Legend of John Henry Holliday. by D.

Herda out of 5 stars Kindle $ $ 9. 99 $ $ Paperback $ $ The book follows Doc Holliday through his early years of gambling, drinking, and scrapes with the law leading up to his role in Tombstone, Arizona at the O.K.

Corral. A very interesting book about a very enigmatic old west hero.4/5. Doc by Mary Doria Russell would be a fun book even if it was an adventure as prologue to Tombstone.

Truth be said, as I read the book, the dialogue between the characters took the voice of the cast of the film, especially Doc Holliday portrayed as Val Kilmer.4/5(K). "Gary L. Roberts manifested an interest in Doc Holliday at a very early age, and he has devoted these past thirty-odd years to serious and detailed research in the development and writing of Doc Holliday: The Life and Legend.

The world knows Holliday as Doc Holliday. Family members knew him as John/5(21). One of the icons of the old American West, John Henry ("Doc") Holliday was born Augin Griffin, Georgia.

His birth was a celebrated event for his parents, Henry Burroughs Holliday and Died: View the profiles of people named Doc Holliday. Join Facebook to connect with Doc Holliday and others you may Doc Holliday book.

Facebook gives people the power to. Three very well researched books about Holliday, The Illustrated Life and Times of Doc Holliday, by Bob Boze Bell, Doc Holliday, A Family Portrait, by Karen Holliday Tanner (a cousin), and John Henry (The “Doc” Holliday Story), by Tombstone historian Ben T.

Traywick, aim to correct the legends with actual documentation such as letters, census and church. Doc Holliday, gambler, gunman, and sometime dentist of the American West. He is perhaps best known for joining the Earp brothers in their celebrated gunfight () with the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona.

Learn more about Holliday’s life and career. Such was Doc Holliday, and Gary Roberts has produced a model for looking at both the life and the legend of these frontier immortals." --Robert M.

Utley, author of The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull "Doc Holliday emerges from the shadows for the first time in this important work of Western : Gary L. Roberts. In the movie Tombstone, Doc Holliday (portrayed by actor Val Kilmer) is depicted as a good guy at heart, helping Wyatt Earp to keep order and law in the dangerous old west town of Tombstone, Arizona.

As is the case with Earp, there is a mound. John Henry Holliday, better known as Doc Holliday, was a legendry gambler and gunfighter.

This biography profiles his childhood, family, personal life, activities, etc. John Henry Holliday, better known as Doc Holliday, was a legendary gambler and gunfighter famous for the gunfight at OK Corral, where he fought alongside his good friend, Wyatt.

Victoria Wilcox named Best Historical Western Novelist from True West Magazine for The Saga of Doc Holliday Book Three. Victoria Wilcox named 50th Annual Georgia Author of the Year for a First Novel for The Saga of Doc Holliday Book One.

Georgia Writer's Association Silver Medal for The Saga of Doc Holliday Book Two. The Doc Holliday Museum is the first satellite museum for the Glenwood Springs Historical Society. The society’s parent location, the Frontier Museum, is located at Colorado Avenue.

Needing extra room to tell the story of Doc’s Life, Legend and Lore, the museum partnered with Bullock’s Store to open a second location in the heart of. "Doc Holliday: A Family Portrait will be considered the definitive Holliday biography and will supplant all previously published works on the man’s life as a complete and authoritative account.

This book will undoubtedly take a place among the foremost books in the Western gunfighter genre." —Robert K. DeArment, author of Alias Frank CantonBrand: University of Oklahoma Press. Doc Holliday, Tombstone, AZ.likes 31, talking about this. Bringing this character back to life, in our current world.

IndeedFollowers: K. Acclaim for Doc Holliday "Splendid not only the most readable yet definitive study of Holliday yet published, it is one of the best biographies of nineteenth-century Western 'good-bad men' to appear in the last twenty years.

It was so vivid and gripping that I read it twice." --Howard R. Lamar, Sterling Professor Emeritus of History, Yale University, and.

InKate moved to Fort Griffin, Texas, where in she met Doc said at one point that he considered Kate his intellectual equal. [citation needed] The couple went with Earp to Dodge City and registered as Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Holliday at Deacon Cox's boarding opened a dental practice by day but spent most of his time gambling and : November 9,Érsekújvár.

The true story of the Earp brothers, Doc Holliday, and the famous Battle at the OK Corral, by the New York Times best-selling author of Dodge City and Wild the afternoon of Octonine men clashed in what would be known as the most famous shootout in. The following is from Gary L. Roberts’ excellent book, Doc Holliday: the Life and Legend.

On Sunday evening, Octo Holliday got into an argument with (John) Tyler near the Oriental (saloon) “which boded a shooting scrape.” Marshal White or Officer James Bennett disarmed both men to defuse the situation and deposited their pistols.

Acclaim for Doc Holliday Splendid not only the most readable yet definitive study of Holliday yet published, it is one of the best biographies of nineteenth-century Western good-bad men to appear in the last twenty years. It was so vivid and gripping that I read it twice.

--Howard R. Lamar, Sterling Professor Emeritus of History, Yale University, and author of The Author: Gary L. Roberts.In Doc Holliday: The Life and Legend, the historian Gary Roberts takes aim at the most complex, perplexing, and paradoxical gunfighter of the Old West, drawing on more than 20 years of research - including new primary sources - in his quest to separate the life from the legend.

Doc Holliday was a study in contrasts: the legendary gunslinger who. The Saga of Doc Holliday Book Trailer.

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