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JACKIE BOOR. Logan: The Honorable Life and Scandalous Death of a Western Lawman

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JACKIE BOOR. Logan: The Honorable Life and Scandalous Death of a Western Lawman. Cable Publishing. 269 pages; hardcover, $25.95; paperback, $18.95; e-book, $9.95, www.cablepublishing.com.

Jackie Boor chronicles the compelling saga of her great grandfather, a popular western sheriff caught between the lawlessness

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LYNN D. BUELING. Laying Track and Other Personal Essays

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LYNN D. BUELING. Laying Track and Other Personal Essays. Paperback, 194 pages, $12.95. www.48hrbooks.com

Bueling’s lifelong interest in early North Dakota state and territorial history finds expression in essays he has written for various publications and has collected for this volume. Topics range

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DON BULLIS. New Mexico Historical Biographies

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DON BULLIS. New Mexico Historical Biographies. Rio Grande Books. Paperback, $48.95, www.lpdpress.com.

An A-to-Z who’s who of the major players, and some you’ve likely never heard of, in the history of New Mexico.

NANCY BURGESS. An Arizona Auto Adventure: Clarence Boynton’s 1913 Travelogue

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NANCY BURGESS. An Arizona Auto Adventure: Clarence Boynton’s 1913 Travelogue. Softcover 206 pages, $35.00. www.diggingarizonahistory.com

This book includes a travel journal of a 1,000 mile driving trip in Arizona in 1913. The journal is included in its entirety, is unedited, very well

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NANCY BURGESS. An Illustrated History of Mayer, Arizona: Stagecoaches, Mining, Ranching and the Railroad

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NANCY BURGESS. An Illustrated History of Mayer, Arizona: Stagecoaches, Mining, Ranching and the Railroad. Diggingarizonahistory.com. 264 pages; paperback $45; diggingarizonahistory.com.

An Illustrated History of Mayer, Arizona, traces the town’s role in the growth of ranching, mining and the railroad. There is common thread that runs

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GABRIELLE BURTON. Searching for Tamsen Donner

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GABRIELLE BURTON. Searching for Tamsen Donner. University of Nebraska Press. Hardcover, $26.95, www.nebraskapress.unl.edu.

Witty, compelling and sobering memoir is drawn from location to location through the Burtons’ eyes we finally arrive at the area where one of the saddest episodes in American history – the ill-fated

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PAUL H. CARLSON. Dancin’ in Anson

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PAUL H. CARLSON. Dancin’ in Anson. Texas Tech University Press. Hardcover, 118 pages, $26.95, ttupress.org.

Start with a poem from the late 1800s titled “The Cowboys’ Christmas Ball.” Explain the poem, stanza by stanza. Include a brief biography of the poet, Larry Chittenden. Include a

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ZEKE CASTRO. An Outlaw Called Kidd: The Reality of Billy The Kid

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ZEKE CASTRO. An Outlaw Called Kidd: The Reality of Billy The Kid. E-Booktime. Hardcover, 179 pages, $26.95, e-booktime.com.

This book is a review of the life and times of the infamous outlaw known as Billy the Kid, including my Great-Grand Mother’s story. Included are

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DOREEN CHAKY. Terrible Justice: Sioux Chiefs and U.S. Soldiers on the Upper Missouri, 1854-1868

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DOREEN CHAKY. Terrible Justice: Sioux Chiefs and U.S. Soldiers on the Upper Missouri, 1854-1868. Arthur H. Clark. Hardcover, $39.95, www.oupress.com.

Outlines the discord between the white and Indian cultures on the Northern Plains during the 1800s. Chaky writes of hardships endured both by pursued and pursuers,

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KATHLEEN P. CHAMBERLAIN. In the Shadow of Billy the Kid: Susan McSween and the Lincoln County War

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KATHLEEN P. CHAMBERLAIN. In the Shadow of Billy the Kid: Susan McSween and the Lincoln County War. University of New Mexico Press. Trade Paperback, $27.95, www.unmpress.com.

Biography provides a definitive account of Susan McSween’s life, examining events and participants in the years

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