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Book Note: Robert B. Parker, Gunman's Rhapsody

I read this book about 18-May-2015. This is the first time I've read this book. The book is copyright 2001. This note was last modified Tuesday, 19-May-2015 01:36:55 PDT.

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Parker takes on the Tombstone story; the Earps, Doc Holliday, Ike Clanton, Bat Masterson, and the like. Also one "John Ringo", who I'm pretty sure is not the current SF/military author.

I gues maybe he wanted to write about somebody less talkative than Spenser?

It's in some degree a love story—Wyatt Earp meets and falls instantly in love with Josie. That's the basis of the real trouble he gets into in Tombstone; and Earp and Josie stay together for life.

This Wyatt Earp is the only wild west gunman I remember who practices.


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