The Real Wild West

The Real Wild West

The 101 Ranch and the Creation of the American West

By Michael Wallis

St. Martins Press-3pl, Paperback, 9780312263812, 720pp.

Publication Date: August 17, 2000

Description

Winner of the Western Heritage Award from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame Oklahoma Book Award from the Oklahoma Center for the Book Spur Award from the Western Writers of America.



About the Author
Wilma Mankiller was Chief of the Cherokee Nation for over ten years. She lives in Oklahoma.
Michael Wallis is an award-winning historian of the Old West and author of "Route 66: The Mother Road."


Praise For The Real Wild West

"Wallis is the first writer to tie together the 101 Ranch's many stories." -- The New York Times Book Review

"It's hard to imagine a better fit between subject and author than Michael Wallis and the 101 Ranch. The book is a very good read." - Larry McMurtry, author of Lonesome Dove

"For decades the story of the 101 Ranch and the Miller family has delighted young and old alike. Michael Wallis's book will serve as an outstanding and entertaining guide to an institution that has played a significant role in the history of our great country." --Gene Autry

"There is no other writer who could have recreated the fun and games and drama of this extraordinary saga better than Michael Wallis. Every character and episode spring and hump and vibrate from page to page, happening to happening." --Jim Lehrer