The Last Gunfight

The Last Gunfight

The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral and How It Changed the American West

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014 | Unabridged
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A revisionist history of the Old West battle challenges popular depictions of such figures as the Earps and Doc Holliday, tracing the influence of a love triangle, renegade Apaches, and the citizens of Tombstone.
Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781452621159
Characteristics: audio file
1 online resource (15 audio files) : digital
Additional Contributors: Hoye, Stephen
OverDrive, Inc

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AnnabelleLee27 Sep 28, 2016

Nonfiction Audio CD. Guinn is a journalist, lots of facts and great back ground exploring the larger forces which led to the gun fight but he lacked a subtle or nuanced understanding of the people and personalities involved - people were presented very one dimensionally and as if all were motivated by the same thing (greed and status). I found this presentation of the people to be far too harsh & one dimensional, particularly regarding Doc Holliday & the Earps, but especially regarding Sarah Marcus - he had no special insight or perhaps interest in the roles or options open to women of that time. Still, I liked the detailed background and historical context and how he looked at the significance of the OK Corral through time into the present day.

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