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Author Stillman, Deanne, author.

Title Blood brothers : the story of the strange friendship between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill / Deanne Stillman.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Buffalo Bill STI    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description xvii, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-272) and index.
Contents In which public enemy number one comes home -- In which the wild west is born and dies and is resurrected from the bottom of the Mississippi River -- In which the Seventh Cavalry is defeated at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, and Buffalo Bill stars as himself in "the red right hand, or the first scalp for Custer" -- In which Sitting Bull is hired and heads east for the wild west -- In which Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill join up in the city of Buffalo, and Tatanka Iyotake reunites with Annie Oakley -- In which an Indian and a Wasichu certify their alliance across the medicine line -- In which there comes a ghost dance, or, a horse from Buffalo Bill responds to the assassination of Sitting Bull, and other instances of the last days of the wild west -- Epilogue.
Summary Documents the unlikely friendship between Buffalo Bill Cody and Sitting Bull, tracing the events of their brief but important collaboration during Cody's 1880s Wild West Show, the impact of Little Big Horn, and Sitting Bull's assassination in 1890.
Subject Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 -- Friends and associates.
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890 -- Friends and associates.
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company -- Biography.
Entertainers -- United States -- Biography.
Dakota Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Wild west shows -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781476773520 hardcover
1476773521 hardcover

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