Historical facts and fanciful legends swirl around Billy the Kid's early days . . . and around the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail in his youth.
~ What did young Billy find in New Mexico Territory's Wild West capital of the 1870s?
~ How did Santa Fe's frontier character and its Hispanic culture shape his early development?
~ Who did Billy encounter? What roles play would they play later in his brief life?
~ How did this future desperado spend his days and nights in Santa Fe . . . ice skating? . . . playing baseball? . . . telling ghost stories?
~ What remains today of the sites and sights that met this storied youngster's eyes?
Young Billy, Old Santa Fe, the standalone first book of the Lynn Michelsohn's non-fiction trilogy, Billy the Kid in Santa Fe, also includes . . .
- over 40 historical and modern photographs, drawings, and maps
- two appendices
- an extensive bibliography
- a comprehensive index
- 404 pages in paperback
Recommended for Western History buffs, Billy the Kid aficionados, and anyone who loves Santa Fe!
*** Please note: This book, previously published as Young Billy, contains only minor revisions of that edition. ***