Patricia Ann Owens

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Murder at the Mission: A Frontier Killing, Its Legacy of Lies, and the Taking of the American West

Harden succeeds in bringing often-forgotten history front and center. A well-written, fast-paced account that is highly recommended to all readers.
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Blood and Treasure: Daniel Boone and the Fight for America's First Frontier

Citations are few, authors’ opinions and statements are strong: not a book for serious historians. It will appeal to the authors’ fan base.

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Behind the Bears Ears: Exploring the Cultural and Natural Histories of a Sacred Landscape

This splendidly crafted book will appeal to regional specialists and general readers.
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Writing Kit Carson: Fallen Heroes in a Changing West

For readers who wish to know more about how history is written, its influencers, their writings, and how figures such as Carson fall from grace. An excellent addition for women’s studies collections.
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The Cornfield: Antietam’s Bloody Turning Point

The extensive use of primary sources makes this book of interest to all Civil War enthusiasts.
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Saving Grand Canyon: Dams, Deals, and a Noble Myth

An important addition for all environmental collections.
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Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride from Hell

Readers who enjoyed the first two books in this popular history trilogy will look forward to this excellent and fitting conclusion on one famous town of the “Wild West.”
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Ride the Devil’s Herd: Wyatt Earp’s Epic Battle Against the West’s Biggest Outlaw Gang

Readers interested in Wyatt Earp and “Wild West” history will enjoy this new chronicle of the lawman’s life and times.
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Calamity: The Many Lives of Calamity Jane

Well researched and well supported by primary sources, such as stories from local newspapers, this should prove a provocative read appealing to scholars of the period and general readers alike.

 

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