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Orphans preferred

the twisted truth and lasting legend of the Pony Express

by Christopher Corbett

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Broadway Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pony express

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher Corbett
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE6375.P65 C67 2003b
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination268 p. :
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15438765M
    ISBN 100767906926
    ISBN 109780767906920
    LC Control Number2003041792
    OCLC/WorldCa51799794

    Orphans Preferred is both a revisionist history of this magnificent and ill-fated adventure and an entertaining look at the often larger-than-life individuals who created and perpetuated the myth of "the Pony," as it is known along the Pony Express trail that runs from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California. The Pony Express is a story. Aug 16,  · Christopher Corbett explores fact and myth in his new book, Orphans Preferred: The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with Corbett about the .

    Orphans Preferred. 3, likes. The twisted truth and lasting legend of the Pony Express."Captures the romance of the time and the people who gave it a romantic air. "Orphans Preferred" is a. Mr. Corbett talked about his book, Orphans Preferred: The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express, published by Broadway Books. The book tells the story of the founding and the legacy.

    Orphans Preferred | “WANTED. YOUNG, SKINNY, WIRY FELLOWS. NOT OVER MUST BE EXPERT RIDERS. WILLING TO RISK DEATH DAILY. ORPHANS PREFERRED.” —California newspaper help-wanted ad, The Pony Express is one of the most celebrated and enduring chapters in the history of the United States, a story of the all-American traits of bravery, bravado, and . Sep 14,  · Read "Orphans Preferred The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express" by Christopher Corbett available from Rakuten Kobo. “WANTED. YOUNG, SKINNY, WIRY FELLOWS. NOT OVER MUST BE EXPERT RIDERS. WILLING TO RISK DEATH DAILY. ORPHANS PREFERRED Brand: Crown/Archetype.


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Help wanted, Orphans Preferred is the second installment of the Mac Fontana series. In this book fire chief and sheriff Mac Fontana becomes puzzled as strange things starts to happen. A homicidal maniac is targeting members of his team in the town’s fire department and is killing them one after the other.

Jun 17,  · The main thesis of "Orphans Preferred" is clear enough at this level. The Pony Express was, and is, more important as a mythic legend in popular culture than as a deliverer of critical intelligence from one coast to other during its one and a half year history.

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