High Noon in Lincoln : Violence on the Western Frontier (Paperback)

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Here is the most detailed and most engagingly narrated history to date of the legendary two-year facedown and shootout in Lincoln. Until now, New Mexico's late nineteenth-century Lincoln County War has served primarily as the backdrop for a succession of mythical renderings of Billy the Kid in American popular culture.

"In research, writing, and interpretation, "High Noon in Lincoln is a superb book. It is one of the best books (maybe the best) ever written on a violent episode in the West."--Richard Maxwell Brown author of "Strain of Violence: Historical Studies of America Violence and Vigilantism

"A masterful account of the actual facts of the gory Lincoln County War and the role of Billy the Kid. . . . Utley separates the truth from legend without detracting from the gripping suspense and human interest of the story."--Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.

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Publisher Univ of New Mexico Pr
Mfg Part# 9780826312013
SKU 30190245
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0826312012
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 7H x 6L x 0.5T
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0279
Publisher University of New Mexico Press
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