|McCoy Book Discussion||
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.
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.
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