Author: James B. Mills

Works Published by UNT Press

Billy the Kid: El Bandido Simpático

Published: July, 2022  Pages: 736  Features: 70 b&w illus. 3 Maps. Notes. Bib. Index.

In the annals of American western history, few people have left behind such lasting and far-reaching fame as Billy the Kid. Some have suggested that his legend began with his death at the end of Pat Garrett’s revolver on the night of July 14, 1881, in Fort Sumner. Others believe that the legend began with his unforgettable jailbreak in Lincoln, New Mexico, several months prior on April 28, 1881. Others still insist his legend began with the publication in 1926 of Walter Noble Burns’s book, The Saga of Billy the Kid. more... about Billy the Kid: El Bandido Simpático