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Two Six Shooters Beat Four Aces: Stories of a Young Arizona Barbara Marriott

Two Six Shooters Beat Four Aces: Stories of a Young Arizona

Barbara Marriott

Published August 3rd 2015
ISBN : 9781442247321
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224 pages
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Taken from the interviews conducted by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in Arizona during the Great Depression, this regional history offers more than facts, figures, and stilted portraits of important history. This glimpse into the lives ofMoreTaken from the interviews conducted by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in Arizona during the Great Depression, this regional history offers more than facts, figures, and stilted portraits of important history. This glimpse into the lives of regional lifestyles particularly in the relatively young state of Arizona portrays history from the perspective of those who lived it. Gathered into chapters on outlaws and lawmen, miners and prospectors, cowboys, shepherds, and those who came to the state for its mineral wealth, the descriptions offered by the Arizona pioneers in these interviews become a powerful tapestry of adventure and men s dreams.