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Author Serrano, Richard A.

Title American endurance : Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the vanishing Wild West / Richard A. Serrano.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, [2016].


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  798.4 SERRANO    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  798.4 SERRANO    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  798.4097 SE68    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  798.4097 SERRANO    Check Shelf
Description 260 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Summary "American Endurance : The Great Cowboy Race and the Vanishing Wild West depicts nine cowboys as they race thousands of miles across the American prairie to the Chicago World's Fair in 1893. At the finish line was Buffalo Bill Cody, who had set up his Wild West Show next to the fair"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-248) and index.
Contents The West of our imagination -- The harsh land -- The vanishing cowboy West -- Buffalo Bill goes to the fair -- A cowboy race -- Race day -- Post time -- So long, Nebraska -- In God's land -- Across the river and into Illinois -- Chicago -- The finish line -- The agony is over.
Subject Endurance riding (Horsemanship) -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Horse racing -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Cross-country (Horsemanship) -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Cowboys -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1890-1945.
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917. (OCoLC)fst00050896
World's Columbian Exposition. (OCoLC)fst01405620
Cowboys. (OCoLC)fst00881986
Cross-country (Horsemanship) (OCoLC)fst00884134
Endurance riding (Horsemanship) (OCoLC)fst00909885
Horse racing. (OCoLC)fst00960488
United States, West. (OCoLC)fst01243255
Chronological Term 1800-1945
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781588345752 (hardcover)
1588345750 (hardcover)
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