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The Big Fifty

The Big Fifty

(2003)
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The reality of frontier life in Kansas in 1872 becomes brutally clear to twelve-year-old Coady McIlvain when his father is scalped by hostile Indians and Coady is taken prisoner. Coady is determined to escape and does so, falling in with a buffalo sharpshooter named Dylan Griffith, whom he sees as the embodiment of his hero, Buffalo Bill Cody, a role in which the circumspect Griffith feels himself totally inadequate.

The two face real adventure surviving the unforgiving terrain with Coady's former captors on their trail and with outlaw Comancheros up ahead.

In The Big Fifty--another name for the famous Sharps rifle--Johnny D. Boggs has created a gripping Western story balancing the myths and legends created by Eastern storytellers with the actual, often brutal realities of frontier life.

 
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Hardback Editions

July 2004 : USA Hardback
Title: The Big Fifty: A Western Story
Author(s): Johnny D Boggs
ISBN: 0-7862-6712-7 / 978-0-7862-6712-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2003 : USA Hardback
Title: Five Star First Edition Westerns - The Big Fifty
Author(s): Johnny D Boggs
ISBN: 0-7862-3782-1 / 978-0-7862-3782-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Five Star
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Paperback Editions

October 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: The Big Fifty
Author(s): Johnny D Boggs
ISBN: 1-4778-4079-6 / 978-1-4778-4079-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: AmazonEncore
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2004 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Big Fifty
Author(s): Johnny D Boggs
ISBN: 0-8439-5318-7 / 978-0-8439-5318-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Leisure Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

November 2004 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Big Fifty
Author(s): Johnny D Boggs
ISBN: 0-7861-2778-3 / 978-0-7861-2778-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2004 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Big Fifty
Author(s): Johnny D Boggs
ISBN: 0-7861-8542-2 / 978-0-7861-8542-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2004 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Big Fifty
Author(s): Johnny D Boggs
ISBN: 0-7861-8584-8 / 978-0-7861-8584-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2004 : USA MP3 CD
Title: Big Fifty
Author(s): Johnny D Boggs
ISBN: 0-7861-8519-8 / 978-0-7861-8519-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2004 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Big Fifty
Author(s): Johnny D Boggs
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

September 2004 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Big Fifty
Author(s): Johnny D Boggs
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2004 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Big Fifty
Author(s): Johnny D Boggs
ISBN: 0-7861-2731-7 / 978-0-7861-2731-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

February 2004 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Big Fifty
Author(s): Johnny D Boggs
Publisher: AmazonEncore
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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