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The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley

Riley, Glenda

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ISBN 10: 0806126566 / ISBN 13: 9780806126562
Editorial: Univ of Oklahoma Pr, Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., 1994
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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252pp., illus., note on sources, index, grey cloth, A biography of Annie Oakley who is best known for her shooting skills and as a wild west show performer. First edition in dust jacket. Clean. N° de ref. de la librería 003649

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Título: The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley

Editorial: Univ of Oklahoma Pr, Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1994

Encuadernación: Cloth

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: 1st Printing

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With a widowed mother and six siblings, Annie Oakley first became a trapper, hunter, and sharpshooter simply to put food on the table. Yet her genius with the gun eventually led to her stardom in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show during the latter half of the nineteenth century. The archetypal western woman, Annie Oakley urged women to take up shooting to procure food, protect themselves, and enjoy healthy exercise, yet she was also the proper Victorian lady, demurely dressed and skeptical about the value of women’s suffrage. Glenda Riley presents the first interpretive biography of the complex woman who was Annie Oakley.

About the Author:

Glenda Riley, the author of numerous books regarding women in the American West, is retired as the Alexander M. Bracken Professor of History at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

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