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real Deadwood

true life histories of Wild Bill Hickock, Calamity Jane, outlaw towns, and other characters of the lawless west

by John Edward Ames

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Published by Chamberlain Bros. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Deadwood (S.D.),
  • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.),
  • South Dakota,
  • Deadwood.,
  • Deadwood
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- South Dakota -- Deadwood,
    • Gold mines and mining -- South Dakota -- Deadwood -- History -- 19th century,
    • Gold mines and mining -- Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- History -- 19th century,
    • Deadwood (S.D.) -- History -- 19th century,
    • Deadwood (S.D.) -- Gold discoveries,
    • Deadwood (S.D.) -- Biography,
    • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- History -- 19th century,
    • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- Gold discoveries

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Ames.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF659.D2 A44 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination167 p. ;
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3295405M
      ISBN 101596090316
      LC Control Number2004017703

        Since Deadwood is a real place, and since both the book and the television series are based on the real place, many of the characters are common to both. They do not, however, have much more in common besides their names and some shared historic events. Pete Dexter is a fine writer, and in Deadwood he has written a particularly fine novel.5/5(5).   The Real Deadwood 2 SiS BB. Loading Unsubscribe from SiS BB? Deadwood Matures - S03 DVD Special Feature - Duration: JoanieStu views. The Romanovs. The Real History.

        While one is a semi-fictitious villain whose malevolence dominates the HBO award-winning series Deadwood, the other—the real George Hearst—was an internationally recognized philanthropist and a man of proven integrity. George Hearst was broke when he struck gold for the first time in California in It is set in the story time between the third and fourth books in the Deadwood Mystery series. Each tale not only explains more of Violet's history, but also shows the role each character plays in Violet's life. In addition to this short story, there is a deleted scene from Nearly Departed in Deadwood, the first book in the Deadwood Mystery Series.

      Well, according to the authors of this quick read, the real-life Ellis Albert “Al” Swearingen was none too nice, either. (Jerry Bryant, who moved to Deadwood in and contributed to the –06 TV series, completed the research for this book; when he died in , Montana writer-editor Barbara Fifer completed the project.).   Deadwood Dick: The Man Who Never Was Octo Marshall Trimble Kit Carson, Calamity Jane, Wild Bill Hickok and Buffalo Bill Cody were real-life people who were made larger-than-life to dozens of dime novelists who were grinding out a never-ending stream of improbable western thrillers during the last half of the 19 th century.


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The Real Deadwood: True Life Histories of Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Outlaw Towns, and Other Characters of the Lawless West/5(48). History of the Real Deadwood, South Dakota. The discovery of gold in the southern Black Hills in set off one of the great gold rushes in America. Inminers moved into the northern Black Hills.

That’s where they came across a gulch full of dead trees and a. The demise of the town of Deadwood, a real place in the West, and Wild Bill Hickock's death are used as metaphors for the changes that came to America during the Dexter draws on actual events and people to paint a portrait of the American West that is neither romanticized or based solely on violent drama.4/5.

The book provides a fascinating glimpse of life in real Deadwood book Deadwood, as well as an insight into the determination, courage and vision of its author. Bullock died of cancer on Septemat at the Bullock Hotel, and was buried near a trail he loved in Mount Moriah : Historynet Staff.

I got the Kindle edition of this book on rental from the New York Public Library and enjoyed it thoroughly. It aims to serve as an entry point to the "Real Deadwood" and real Deadwood book history for those who have seen HBO's "Deadwood" and are interested in going deeper and introducing themselves to the real historical figures behind the characters/5.

Looking at the world of primitive medicine, prostitution, and law from lawlessness, The Real Deadwood separates the facts from the fiction in its overview of a town violent enough to rival the likes of Tombstone, Dodge City, and Abilene.

This is the true story of /5(48). Infamous Deadwood: Al Swearengen. Ellis Albert “Al” Swearengen was one of Deadwood’s most infamous and brutal citizens. He opened his “Gem Theater” in as one of the first entertainment venues in town.

Swearengen lured desperate women from all around and then bullied and beat them into becoming his prostitutes. Welcome to Deadwood—the Ann Charles version. The world she has created is a blend of present day and past, of fiction and non-fiction.

What’s real and what isn’t is for you to determine as the series develops, the characters evolve, and she writes the stories line by line. See the Real Deadwood From gunslingers’ graves to gold mines, the South Dakota city—and inspiration for the new ‘Deadwood’ movie—is steeped in.

The book has a boundless sense of humor, even considering the opening line – “The first time I came to Deadwood, I got shot in the ass”. You might even think that the book has zombies especially when you look the covers, but it’s just a light-heated mystery that moves you a little.

The true life histories of Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, and other residents of the lawless town known as Deadwood--the inspiration for the award-winning HBO(R) series and film. With a cast of historically rich characters, The Real Deadwood explores the lives of Wild Bill Hickok, Al Swearengen, Seth Bullock, Calamity Jane, Sol Star, and a host of others who walked the streets of Deadwood.

With a cast of historically rich characters, The Real Deadwood explores the lives of Wild Bill Hickok, Al Swearengen, Seth Bullock, Calamity Jane, Sol Star, and a host of others who walked the streets of Deadwood.

An historical crossroad of the American west, even Wyatt Earp came to Deadwood, only to bump heads with Sheriff Seth : Penguin Publishing Group. Deadwood is a unique show, and one of its strongest qualities is the attention paid to period detail.

Before creating the series, Milch rigorously. Real Characters: (All cast photos courtesy HBO) Martha Bullock – Played by Anna Gunn in the series, Martha was Seth’s childhood sweetheart. The two married in Salt Lake City, Utah in and she went back with him to Helena, r, when Seth moved his business to Deadwood with Sol Star, Martha and their infant child, Madge, went to stay with her parents in Minnesota.

Christle Beuckens Hegg Realtors, Deadwood Direct: Broker:   Overlooked classics of American literature: Deadwood by Pete Dexter Unlike the TV series of the same name, this is a sadly underrated story about the men of the old West Tom Cox.

Looking at the world of primitive medicine, prostitution, and law from lawlessness, The Real Deadwood separates the facts from the fiction in its overview of a town violent enough to rival the likes of Tombstone, Dodge City, and Abilene.

This is the true story of. The Real Deadwood Podcast, Deadwood, SD. likes. Visit The Real Deadwood Podcast website at The Real Deadwood Podcast, Deadwood, SD.

likes. Visit The Real Deadwood Podcast website at lowers: Albert "Al" Swearengen (Ian McShane) is the proprietor of the Gem in England (unlike the real Al Swearengen, who was born in Iowa Territory of Dutch descent), he lived two years in Australia before being raised in a Chicago orphanage under an abusive figure known as Mrs.

Anderson, whom he mentions on occasion ran a brothel behind the girls' orphanage before running the boys' orphanage. Deadwood Dick is a fictional character who appears in a series of stories, or dime novels, published between and by Edward Lytton Wheeler (/5–).

The name became so widely known in its time that it was used to advantage by several men who actually resided in Deadwood, South Dakota.

Those who took the nickname included.The Real Deadwood. John Ames () The concentration of money in cow towns drew gamblers, thieves, "soiled doves" (prostitutes), flimflam artists—and killers, both the professional and the impulsive amateur. The gunfighter was a product of the Civil War and its brutal lessons in "easy-go killing." (3).Fictional Characters: There are several characters on HBO’s Deadwood series that never actually existed in the real-life mining camp of Deadwood, South Dakota, such as Alma Garrett, Joanie Stubbs, Silas Adams and more.

Sometimes these figures are pure fictional .