The Return of Little Big Man: A Novel

The Return of Little Big Man: A Novel

Thomas Berger

Language: English

Pages: 432

ISBN: 0316091170

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Jack Crabb, hero of Little Big Man and beloved chronicler of the Wild West, is back in the saddle again. This time he meets, drinks with, and rides with Bat Masterson, Annie Oakley, and Doc Holliday, and even travels with Buffalo Bill Cody to meet Queen Victoria. Part mischief, part historical fact, The Return of Little BigMan is a true literary achievement and a rollicking good read.
-- Tremendously well reviewed, this sequel is a hit with critics and readers alike.
-- The perfect book for any lover of Westerns, Mark Twain, and Berger himself.
-- With a lovable hero, an action-packed story, a true Wild West setting, and scrupulous historical detail, The Return of Little BigMan has crossover appeal for readers of both history and fiction.

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waiting, along with a closed to convey the prisoners to the jail for overnight, which was done through a lot of milling and yelling, but the Indians was protected by our bunch from Dodge and Shawnee County. Since there wasn't no practical need as yet was pointed — I had not addressed what Bat might make of my would believe me far as wouldn't make no I had was trying to to the figure a Cheyenne, despite and the reason was none of them them sense by their lights that a real

going to put you on says, "are I trial for women against their will." Wild Hog shrugged said nothing, but inside his red blanket some of the others muttered. "You don't have doing these things," told him, "whether or not I own not be forced to speak against your "That makes no sense," I murder and .taking tried to explain and admit to you did them. You can- interest." says he. though I wasn't no "The Americans got that lawyer. from what happened on the island of the

with those it Man effort. who worked and on occasion one o{ the house of sherry wine instead o( the usual weak tea, but variety of fiery liquids available at the Oriental time. For example, first Apache Tombstone, and Tanglefoot, there, as part Gin and brandy was also offered Bill I girls much for them might take a sip o{ the elaborate was looking at for the Tears, brewed, said the label, right in Cody's pet word for a drink, appeared to be a real trade name, as was

in the gambler's black tailcoat. not unfriendly, though I seldom seen him smile except brothers. "Did Bat tell you one of his man who en- at Luke Short's here with us too?" Short was another former citizen of Dodge City and a joyed some reputation as the "undertaker's friend," on account of the habit he supposedly had of shooting his victims between the eyes so lay- them out wasn't ing "Is a messy job. that right?" "And Doc's here as well," Wyatt goes on, "and of course Big

go have anyway and reaches I for a sleep and not had been pouring, and smelling, fur- for hours. So I says goodbye to both men, who had turned to go inside the Ori- ental, but hadn't when someone roughly him into the street. taken two steps aside, grabs Luke's arm, and pulls 158 pushes me The Return of Little Big managed had again dulled ing who was Charlie Storms, It gering drunk wasn't much light appearing from nowhere and though stag- up quiet and unnoticed.

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