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By Karen H. Tanner,Robert K. Dearment

John H. Holliday, D. D. S., larger often called document Holliday, has turn into a mythical determine within the background of the yankee West. In Doc Holliday: A relatives Portrait, Karen Holliday Tanner finds the true guy at the back of the legend. laying off gentle on Holliday’s early years, in a well known Georgia relatives throughout the Civil battle and Reconstruction, she examines the weather that formed his future: his delivery disorder, the demise of his mom and estrangement from his father, and the analysis of tuberculosis, which resulted in his trip west. The impression of Holliday’s genteel upbringing by no means disappeared, however it used to be more and more overshadowed through his rising western character. Holliday himself nurtured his picture as a frontier gambler and gunman.

Using formerly undisclosed kinfolk records and recollections in addition to different fundamental resources, Tanner records the real tale of Doc’s friendship with the Earp brothers and his run-ins with the legislation, together with the climactic shootout on the O. okay. Corral and its aftermath.

This first authoritative biography of document Holliday should still attraction either to historians of the West and to basic readers who're drawn to his poignant story.

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