Author: Bob Boze Bell
Published by: Two Roads West
Cover Type: Softcover
Page Count: 142 pages
Description: How many movies would you go to see about an outlaw named Henry the kid? probably not 44, which is how many Hollywood has made so far about Henry McCarty, the boy Outlaw who use the Alias Billy Bonnie of course we know him today is Billy the Kid. If you saw the Young Gun movies or any of the numerous other portrayals of the West’s most famous boy outlaw, you no doubt have many questions about the real Billy the Kid.
- Did he actually kill 21 Men, one for each year of his life?
- Did he carve notches on his gun?
- Were Billy and Pat Garrett good friends?
- Did Billy cheat death and live out his life as Brushy Bill?
Here’s a factual look at Billy the Kid and his world, with many never-before-published photos. This well-crafted book is profusely Illustrated with over 460 images, including over 100 paintings and illustrations by the author, plus rare maps and images that provide a vivid look into the numerous controversial episodes in the Kids short life. It is a revolutionary, new-style history book that is informative and entertaining for young and old alike.
About the author:
Bob Boze Bell is the author of The Illustrated Life and Times biography series of Geronimo, Doc Holliday; Wyatt Earp; Billy the Kid; and Wild Bill Hickok as well as the quintessential gunfighter series Classic Gunfights I, II and III. Bob Boze Bell serves as executive editor of True West Magazine and has made various appearances as a guest speaker on the History, Discovery and Westerns Channels along with being featured on True West Moments on Encore’s Western Channel. His artwork may been seen on a variety of book covers and in fine art collections worldwide.