A NovelBook - 2011
From Library Staff
Doc Holliday should have just been a genteel Southern dentist. Wyatt Earp and his brothers should have just been big, strapping farm boys. This incredible novel uses exhaustive historical research to imagine how they became Western legends instead.
Pair with "Riot" (YA) by Walter Dean Myers. Those who are persecuted and outcast eventually fight back.
CRRL_MegRaymond Jan 30, 2013
You may think you know the story of Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp, but think again. Based on historical research, follow the story of John Henry Holliday, a consumptive southern dentist. Constantly on the move west to find relief for his lungs, Doc Holliday finds he can make more money playing car... Read More »
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1878, Dodge City, Kansas Doc Holliday is given an awful choice at age 22, die with in months in Atlanta or leave and move to dry air and sunshine in the west. Friendship develops btwn Doc Holliday and Wyat Earp- Holliday becomes a gamble and lives with Kate and Hungarian whole who can quote Latin classics right back to Doc Holiday.
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