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Masterson by Richard S. Wheeler
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Masterson

by Richard S. Wheeler

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Dealing with Bat after the free-wheeling days of the old west were done, I didn't find much of interest in this novel. I don't think the author got to grips with a man of such varied experience as Bat Masterson. ( )
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In 1919, on the eve of Prohibition, Bat Masterson, legendary gunfighter and a sports columnist in New York for two decades, is ill and thinking of his youth as a frontier lawman. He is bothered by the legendry that has dogged his footsteps, and on impulse he heads west with his wife, Emma, to revisit his past. Traveling back to Dodge City, through Colorado, and on to Los Angeles, Masterson ponders the legend that he has become and the elusive truth behind the lies. As America shifts into a new era, can one man reclaim his life from dime novelists and make sense of a story whose truths may never be known?

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Offended at being labelled a brutal killer, former gunfighter Bat Masterson, now a sportswriter in 1919 New York heads west to repair his reputation. A hopeless task, people want myths, not truth.

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