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Annie Oakley of the Wild West

by Walter Havighurst

  • 224 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Book Sales .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: American,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Women,
  • Sale Books,
  • Essays

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8103490M
    ISBN 100785816550
    ISBN 109780785816553
    OCLC/WorldCa52344841

    Annie Oakley of the Wild West (Book): Havighurst, Walter: Born in rural Ohio in , Annie Moses rose from poverty to become Annie Oakley, the diminutive star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show who could outshoot any man. She comes fully to life in this rousing biography by Walter Havighurst, the respected historian of the Old Northwest. In her probing introduction to this Bison Book edition. This tall tale features Annie Oakley, a real Western heroine from American history. Readers will learn about Annie's life, from her learning to shoot at her father's side to how she became the fastest and sharpest shooter in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.

    Synopsis "You are a very, very clever little girl." -- Queen Victoria to Annie OakleyHer life was the stuff of legend -- from humble Quaker origins in Darke County, Ohio, Annie Oakley (nee Phoebe Ann Moses) rose to the heights of renown as a world-famous entertainer and featured performer with Buffalo Bill's Wild West extravaganza.   Annie’s sharpshooting career began while on the road with Frank’s show, but she rose to fame in her seventeen years with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West. Her speed, agility, uncanny precision, and charm soon made Annie world famous. Shooting was her passion; apart from her career with the Wild West, Annie hunted, shot trap, entered many shooting Brand: University of Oklahoma Press.

      This is a browser-friendly portrait of the Old West that the author hopes will dispel misunderstandings about the era. The history behind such fascinating real-life characters of the Old West as Crazy Horse and Geronimo, Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok, and Annie Oakley and Buffalo Bill is described here in short, easy-to-read overviews, each introducing a chapter of the American West.4/5. Annie Oakley of the Wild West by Havighurst, Walter A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen .


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Annie Oakley of the Wild West by Walter Havighurst Download PDF EPUB FB2

Walter Havighurst brings to life the celebration of Buffalo Bill's Wild West shows. You are put front row center into the excitement and wonder of 1/2 mile arenas, super huge background murals, stars and livestock. I only wish I could have seen Annie Oakley and her amazing feats with a gun.

I can't put the book down!5/5(5). Early Life. Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann Moses (or as some sources say, Mosey) on Augin Darke County, Ohio. She is remembered as one of the leading women of the American : After a brief period on their own, Butler and Oakley joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in This was a significant turning point in Annie Oakley’s life and in her relationship with Butler.

Until this time either Butler had received top billing or they had shared the limelight. However, with the. In AprilAnnie Oakley, now under her husband’s management, joined “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s Wild West Show.

Billed as “Miss Annie Oakley, the Peerless Lady Wing-Shot,” she was one of the show’s star attractions for 16 years, except for a brief period inwhen she was with the rival Pawnee Bill’s Frontier Exhibition.

"Walter Havighurst has done full justice to [Annie Oakley's] story he has included an account of Buffalo Bill's famous Wild West show in which 'Missie,' as Cody called her, was a star for seventeen years I don't see how this book could have been improved upon."—Saturday Review of Literature5/5(5).

I enjoyed this biography of Annie Oakley. Havighurst does a great job at capturing life in the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show in the pages of his book. I loved the greater understanding of Oakley, Buffalo Bill Cody, Sitting Bull and so many other famous men and women from the winding up scene of the wild west/5.

Read Another Article: The Real Life of Doc Holliday – Wild West Legend that Continues to Fascinate. Ahead of her time with regard to women, shooting and combat, Annie Oakley became an American legend and an icon.

Her celebrity continues to this day, in museums, books, theatre, movies, and television. Not bad for a poor little girl from Ohio. Annie Oakley of the Wild West by Walter Havighurst () by Walter Havighurst and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Born in rural Ohio inAnnie Moses rose from poverty to become Annie Oakley, the diminuitive star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show who could outshoot any man.

Now a respected historian gives Oakley her fullest treatment to date in this rousing biography. 15 photographs. Get this from a library. Annie Oakley of the Wild West. [Walter Havighurst] -- Born in rural Ohio in, Annie Moses rose from poverty to become Annie Oakley, the deminutive star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show who could outshoot any man.

She comes fully to life in this. Who was Annie Oakley, written by Stephanie Spinner tells the life story of Annie Oakley. Annie Oakley was an amazing gun shooter and Wild West horseback rider.

She was admired by everyone. She was not your average lady, she performed for huge crowds. She absolutely loved being in the show business. Annie was a very determined lady/5. Born Phoebe Ann Moses in Darke County, Ohio, on AugAnnie Oakley was not exactly a product of the Wild West.

She came from a Quaker family and a childhood marred by poverty and Author: Jess Righthand. Annie Oakley of the Wild West. [Walter Havighurst] Home.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC. Born Phoebe Ann Moses (or Mosey) on Augin Darke County, Ohio, the woman who would be known as Annie Oakley developed her superb marksmanship abilities as a teen, earning enough to.

Wild West's brutal reality examined in timely book on Buffalo Bill and Sitting Bull Bruce Fessier, Palm Springs Desert Sun Published p.m. PT Feb. 27, CLOSE. Another video slideshow for the new Wild West series.

This time our heroine is the world's greatest female marksman, Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey in. Annie Oakley and Frank Butler, Courtesy: Circus World Museum "Little Sure Shot" For the next few years, Frank toured with a male partner, performing feats of marksmanship on : American Experience.

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Favorite Add to. "You are a very, very clever little girl." — Queen Victoria to Annie Oakley Her life was the stuff of legend — from humble Quaker origins in Darke County, Ohio, Annie Oakley (nee Phoebe Ann Moses) rose to the heights of renown as a world-famous entertainer and featured performer with Buffalo Bill's Wild West : Dover Publications.

Annie Oakley was probably the most famous marksman/woman in the world when this short clip was produced in Edison's Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey. Barely five feet tall, Annie was always associated with the wild west, although she was born in as Phoebe Ann Oakley Mozee (or Moses)in Darke County, Ohio.

This wonderful behind-the-scenes biography takes a look at the life and career of the legendary Annie Oakley. Aided by more than rare photographs, posters, handbills, and other memorabilia, Sayers chronicles Oakley's impoverished childhood, devoted marriage to Frank Butler, her early years with the Sells Brothers Circus, and especially her 17 years touring with Buffalo Bill.The story is a fictionalized version of the life of Annie Oakley (–), a sharpshooter who starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West, and her romance with sharpshooter Frank E.

Butler (–).Awards: Tony Award for Best Revival.This book introduces the life of Phoebe Ann Moses, later known as Annie Oakley, who began shooting game after her father's death to feed her family and became the star sharpshooter of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show Includes bibliographical references (p.

46) and index Ladies and gentlemen-- Pages: