Calamity Jane: Her Life and Her Legend

Front Cover
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Aug 25, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 62 pages
She was a heroine of the Old West, a sharpshooter, a scout for General Custer, and the bride of Wild Bill Hickok. Or was she? Perhaps she was no more than the invention of a writer who never ventured west of Titusville, Pennsylvania. With 33 black-and-white photographs, this photobiography examines the real life of Martha Jane Cannary, alias Calamity Jane, and attempts to sort fact from fiction, in a vivid slice of the Old West. Young adult.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

CALAMITY JANE: Her Life and Her Legend

User Review  - Kirkus

Martha Jane Cannery may have died a drunk, but tales about Calamity Jane live on. Trying to sift through the facts, Faber ends up with a lot of speculation and might-have-beens that will give many ... Read full review

Contents

Who Was She?
1
All Over the Map
11
Calamitys Husbands
27
The Legend Lives On
49
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1997)

Faber is a full-time writer, she has written more than forty books for young readers, most of them in the area of history and biography.

Bibliographic information