This wonderful behind-the-scenes biography takes a look at the life and career of the legendary Annie Oakley. Aided by more than 100 rare photographs, posters, handbills, and other memorabilia, Sayers chronicles Oakley's impoverished childhood, devoted marriage to Frank Butler, her early years with ... read more
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This wonderful behind-the-scenes biography takes a look at the life and career of the legendary Annie Oakley. Aided by more than 100 rare photographs, posters, handbills, and other memorabilia, Sayers chronicles Oakley's impoverished childhood, devoted marriage to Frank Butler, her early years with the Sells Brothers Circus, and especially her 17 years touring with Buffalo Bill.
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