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Tombstone"s Epitaph

Tombstone"s Epitaph

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in [Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tombstone (Ariz.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] Douglas D. Martin.
    ContributionsMartin, Douglas D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF819.T6 T6, F819.T6 T6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 272 p.
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14287674M
    LC Control Number51010810


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The Tombstone Epitaph is a Tombstone, Arizona -based monthly publication that serves as a window in the history and culture of the Old West.

Founded in January (with its first issue published on Saturday May 1, ), The Epitaph is the oldest continually published newspaper in Arizona.

Clum and his Epitaph. 2 A new era in the Old ation: This is a book published by the UNM press in It is the story of Tombstone AZ as told through the eyes of its newspaper the Epitaph.

From its beginnings (named Tombstone by founder Ed Schieffelin because he was told he would only find his tombstone if he prospected in the AZ desert) through the Earp brothers, the Cow-boy thieves/murders to the end due to /5.

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Tombstones, for example, are not made with sugar. It must be difficult to choose an epitaph for someone whose very life has been defined by Author: Veronica Turiano. Tombstone's Epitaph: The Truth About "The Town Too Tough to Die" by Martin, Douglas D. Seller Bibliodisia Books Published Condition Near Fine Edition.

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