The Calamity Papers: Western Myths and Cold Cases

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St. Martins Press-3PL
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5.9 X 8.28 X 0.77 inches | 0.58 pounds
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About the Author

DALE L. WALKER is the author of many books on Western history, including Legends and Lies, The Boys of '98, Bear Flag Rising, Pacific Destiny, and Eldorado. He is a four-time Spur Award winner from the Western Writers of America, and in 2000 was selected for the Owen Wister Award for lifetime achievements in Western history and literature.


"An intriguing read." --Rocky Mountain News on The Calamity Papers

"Fascinating . . . Walker continues to hold his readers spellbound . . . exceptionally readable for people who simply enjoy a good tale." --El Paso Times on The Calamity Papers

"We're living in the golden age of historians, and Dale L. Walker is the brightest nugget in the field. Brilliantly entertaining and rock-solid informative, The Calamity Papers demonstrates that history is always in flux, with surprises around every corner." --Loren D. Estleman, author of Port Hazard and Retro

"When it comes to history and intrigue, Dale Walker does not leave stones unturned. The Calamity Papers is packed with surprises that make for a great read and lively conversation. Treat yourself to a copy and amaze your friends. Better yet, buy copies for your friends, too." --Lucia St. Claire Robson, author of Ghost Warrior and Mary's Lands

"If there is a lesson in Dale L. Walker's Eldorado, it is that greed undercuts greed until nothing is left . . . Walker's collage style provides a thorough . . .. view into a brutal, colorful era of arduous sea and land journeys . . . (and) he never ignores the toll on humans and nature that exceed any benefit." --The New York Times