Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

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Chivers Press, 1982 - Fiction - 244 pages
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Contents

Section 1
35
Section 2
67
Section 3
75
Copyright

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About the author (1982)

Author Nelson C. Nye was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1907. He published his first novel in 1936 and also writes under the pseudonyms Drake C. Denver and Clem Colt. Nye has written over 125 titles, mostly of the western genre. He served with the U.S. Army Field Artillery during World War II and worked as the horse editor for Texas Livestock Journal from 1949-1952. He also was the frontier fiction reviewer for the New York Times Book Review from 1958-1962. He has won two Golden Spur Awards, one for best Western reviewer and critic and the other for the novel Long Run. Nye co-founded the Western Writers of America Guild.

Writer Leon Uris was born in Baltimore on August 3, 1924. He dropped out of school to join the Marines during World War II, but later returned to attend Baltimore City College. His first novel, Battle Cry (1953), was based on his time as a marine. He followed it with a series of New York Times bestsellers, including The Angry Hills, Exodus, Topaz, and Trinity. QB VII was adapted into a TV mini-series starring Ben Gazzara and Anthony Hopkins. Uris has also written non-fiction (including Ireland: A Terrible Beauty and Jerusalem: Song of Songs) and screenplays (Battle Cry and Gunfight at the O. K. Corral). He has won the John F. Kennedy Memorial Award from the Irish-American Society and the Scopus Award from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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