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Publisher Description

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Born to the life of a Southern gentleman, Dr. John Henry Holliday arrives on the Texas frontier hoping that the dry air and sunshine of the West will restore him to health. Soon, with few job prospects, Doc Holliday is gambling professionally with his partner, Mária Katarina Harony, a high-strung, classically educated Hungarian whore. In search of high-stakes poker, the couple hits the saloons of Dodge City. And that is where the unlikely friendship of Doc Holliday and a fearless lawman named Wyatt Earp begins— before the gunfight at the O.K. Corral links their names forever in American frontier mythology—when neither man wanted fame or deserved notoriety.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2011
May 3
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
416
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
8
MB

Customer Reviews

Perry Baxter ,

Entertaining

This would make a entertaining movie. I loved the way Doc was portrayed. Laughs at surprising moments made it very enjoyable.

asapr212 ,

Terrific Read

Not a big fan of westerns, but what made this different is how the people came alive under Russell's hand. I'd read The Sparrow and Children of God, both wonderful, but had been concerned that a historical fiction would be too much to ask from such a talented scifi/fantasy writer. Never-you-mind. Bought Epitaph, the second book, the next book as soon as I finished this one.

KWJN ,

Fantastic!!

This one of the best books I’ve ever read. The descriptions of Dodge City and how people lived back then was real. I spent the last thee days in Dodge City. I was initially a little overwhelmed with the who’s who in the beginning. But, when I started reading I figure it out. A great read for Old West fans or just because.

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