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McCoy Book Discussion Download as iCal file
Tuesday 09 April 2013, 07:00pm - 08:45pm
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Discussion of Max McCoy's novel, "A Breed Apart", lead by Bill Sheldon, HCC Dept. of English. A limited number of copies of the book are available to those interested in reading and discussing the book. Contact Annette Smith, 620-663-5441, ext. 132 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


An Author Event featuring Max McCoy will take place on Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m in the library auditorium. Sponsored by the Hutchinson/Reno Arts & Humanities Council, Hutchinson Community College, and Hutchinson Public Library. The book discussion and author event are free and open to the public.

Book description:

Aces and eights—everyone knows the tale of the Dead Man’s Hand. Wild Bill Hickok was a giant in a vast land, a celebrity in the days of dime novels and the telegraph. Few men in the old West could fill his boots, but fewer still knew the real story, the making of a legend.

To history, he was Wild Bill, but he came of age as James Butler Hickok. After his first showdown at the age of twenty-four, everyone could see that Hickok was a breed apart. As a green hand on the Overland Stage, he bravely faced off against a band of thieves. During the Civil War, he displayed nerve and savvy as a Union spy. And on one afternoon in the town square of Springfield, Missouri, Wild Bill Hickok wrote himself into the history books—with a revolver in his hand.

Location Auditorium
Contact Annette Smith
Email amsmith59@gmail.com
620-663-5441, ext 132




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