The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley

The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley

Book - 1994
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The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley is the first interpretive biography of Annie Oakley. Overcoming poverty, prejudice, physical setbacks, and her own shyness, Oakley became a star in Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West show. In the first chapter, Glenda Riley recounts Oakley's childhood, her development as a shooter, and her marriage to Frank Butler. Subsequent chapters present Oakley's life - as entertainer, sport shooter, lady, and western woman. In the final chapter, Riley assesses changes in the interpretation of Oakley's image since her death in 1926.
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c1994
ISBN: 9780806126562
0806126566
Branch Call Number: 978.02 R573
B Oakley Riley
Characteristics: xvii, 252 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Annie Oakley

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