Deadwood Dick


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Deadwood Dick

hero of Wild West dime novels. [Am. Folklore: Walsh Modern, 115]
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Last, but by no means least, the first volume of Wild West introduces us to a century-old dime novel and Edward Wheeler's Deadwood Dick, while John Jakes contributes a classic gunfight and Dorothy M.
Love later wrote a book called The Life and Adventures of Nat Love, Better Known in the Cattle Country as Deadwood Dick.
ONE of my earlier film memories is of the matinee serial called Deadwood Dick.
Telling folk tales, legends, fables, and myths, including the tale of African-American cowboy Deadwood Dick, Burch and Coleman have both earned reputations as gifted tale tellers.
The program also featured the true story of a young slave searching for freedom, ``I, Nat Love - The Story of Deadwood Dick,'' performed by actor and storyteller Rochel Garner Coleman.
Deadwood Dick, a flamboyant black cowboy sharpshooter who roamed Kansas, the Dakotas, Colorado and Texas, is one of them.