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Calamity Jane: Her Life and Legends.

This legendary Wild West character comes alive through the author's fascinating descriptions. Fact is sorted from legend, leaving the reader with a real sense of how legends are created. Along the way, the reader gains a true understanding of the Wild West during the 1860s through the 1890s. An index and many authentic photographs of the Old West, Calam and other legendary characters enhance this wonderful visit to the life and time of Calamity Jane. Ages 9-14. Reviewed by Charles J. Blume, Media Specialist, Anne Arundel Public Schools, and Senior Lecturer, Towson State University, Towson, MD
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Author:Hildebrand, Joan M.
Publication:Childhood Education
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Mar 22, 1993
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