Author Spotlight: Tom Clavin (4/27/20)

The #1 New York Times bestselling Wild West historian Tom Clavin is back with the legend of Tombstone in this author spotlight.

TOMBSTONE: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride from Hell

On the afternoon of October 26, 1881, eight men clashed in what would be known as the most famous shootout in American frontier history. Thirty bullets were exchanged in thirty seconds, killing three men and wounding three others. In his newest history, Tom Clavin digs deep into the true story of the Earp brothers, Doc Holliday, and the famous Battle at the OK Corral, revealing the truth, drama, and violence that made it to be the most famous shootout in American frontier history.

“Rootin’-tootin’ history of the dry-gulchers, horn-swogglers, and outright killers who populated the Wild West’s wildest city in the late 19th century…Buffs of the Old West will enjoy Clavin’s careful research and vivid writing.”–Kirkus Reviews

Explore the American West with Tom Clavin:

WILD BILL: The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfight

“A vigorous yarn concerning the man who, by Clavin’s (DODGE CITY) account, set the template for the Wild West gunslinger…Good history accessibly and ably told.”—Kirkus Reviews

DODGE CITY: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West

“There’s some rehashing of the old but much that is new, making this a must-have for buffs—nothing world-changing but a nicely spun Wild West yarn to satisfy even the most ardent consumer of oaters.”–Kirkus Reviews

TOMBSTONE: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride from Hell by Tom Clavin; 9781250214584; available now.
WILD BILL: The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter by Tom Clavin; 9781250178169; available now.
DODGE CITY: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West by Tom Clavin; 9781250190727; available now.

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