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The Resource Friends call me bat, by Paul Colt, (large type)

Friends call me bat, by Paul Colt, (large type)

Label
Friends call me bat
Title
Friends call me bat
Statement of responsibility
by Paul Colt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Known for his historical fiction and Great Western Detective League series, Colt (Sycamore Promises, 2018) uses an inventive narrative format to deftly weave adventure, nostalgia, American history, and biography together. Colt imagines real-life friends Damon Runyon (famed journalist and short story author) and Bartholemew William Barclay ""Bat"" Masterson (larger-than-life buffalo hunter, lawman, professional gambler, and boxing aficionado) reminiscing at various New York City steakhouses and delicatessens. Masterson looks back on his youth, recounting his exploits across the West and loyal friendships with larger-than-life personalities like Wyatt Earp and Theodore Roosevelt. In one vignette, Masterson details how sharpshooter Bill Tilghman took out a mounted Indian from nearly a mile away during the Second Battle of Adobe Walls. Runyon drinks it all in; these yarns help develop the Nathan Detroit character for his musical, Guys and Dolls. Masterson, in Colt's novel as in history, describes the West as it evolves from a wild frontier to a civilized land, using evocative, unrestrained language that conjures visions of the past seen only on the silver"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Colt, Paul
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Wheeler Publishing large print Western
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Masterson, Bat
Label
Friends call me bat, by Paul Colt, (large type)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
343 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432855048
Lccn
2019042818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1122724892
  • 699378
  • (OCoLC)1122724892
Label
Friends call me bat, by Paul Colt, (large type)
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
343 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432855048
Lccn
2019042818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1122724892
  • 699378
  • (OCoLC)1122724892

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