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Orphans preferred : the twisted truth and lasting legend of the Pony Express / Christopher Corbett.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library HE 6375 .P65 C67 2003 30534567 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0767906926
  • ISBN: 9780767906920
  • Physical Description: 270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-263).
Formatted Contents Note:
How the story goes, or what do we know? -- In the days of the pony -- "Capital fellows" - Russell, Majors & Waddell -- "A wild, uninhabited expanse" -- "The greatest enterprise of modern times!!" -- Pyramid Lake -- "Orphans preferred" and "The worst imps of satan" -- Captain Sir Richard Burton -- The telegraph: "Our little friend the pony is to run no more" -- After the pony -- Mark Twain ..."To the territory ahead" -- Billy Cody's big adventure -- Buffalo Bill's wild west: "Wholly free from sham and insincerity" -- The colonel and his thrilling and truthful history -- Pony Bob Haslam: a true rider of the purple sage -- "Memory at the best is treacherous": the story of the story of the pony express and how it grew -- The borderland of fable -- Broncho Charlie Miller, "the last of the pony express riders" -- The girl who remembered Johnny Frey.
Subject: Pony express.
Pony Express.

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