Epitaph

Epitaph

A Novel of the O.K. Corral

Book - 2015
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A sequel to Doc is based on the true events of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral and Wyatt Earp's survival against a backdrop of volatile politics in 1881 America.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
Edition: First Edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780062198761
0062198769
9780062198778
Branch Call Number: Western Russell
Characteristics: 581 pages ; 24 cm

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Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp Ride Again (and Again!)

We can't get enough O.K. Corral mythology here in Tucson, so Mary Doria Russell fans were delighted when she unveiled Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral at the Tucson Festival of Books a few weeks ago. The long wait for the sequel to her best-selling novel, Doc, is finally over--and it was well worth waiting for. Epitaph picks up where Doc left off, with Russell's troupe of historical playe… (more)


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Russell breathes new life into an often-told story in this epic retelling of the 1881 face-off between the Earp brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Clantons and McLaurys on a windswept street in Tombstone, AZ. —Bruce Dinges (Also selected by Vicki Ann Duraine)

Drawing on prodigious reading in the ... Read More »

Selected by Bruce Dinges as a Southwest Books of the Year 2015 Top Pick.

Selected by Vicki Ann Duraine as a Southwest Books of the Year 2015 Top Pick.


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ArapahoeLesley Nov 23, 2016

Mary Doria Russell is my favorite author. Her characters are amazing, her stories are compelling and her writing is unparalleled.

AnnabelleLee27 Sep 28, 2016

Fictionalized (but well researched) story of Wyatt Earp and Josephine Sarah Marcus in Tombstone, with Doc Holliday. Russell filled out the characters making them robust and complex. I especially appreciated her treatment of Josephine.

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Warru37
Apr 11, 2016

Sept. '16 Book Club

CMLibrary_gjd_0 Dec 28, 2015

Enjoyable follow-up to Doc.

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becker
Dec 22, 2015

A good piece of well researched historical fiction about a crazy time in American history where sections of the Western United States were almost completely lawless. I enjoyed getting to know some of these famous historical characters. My only complaint is that it was a bit slow in places. Bogged down with detail that would occasionally get tedious. This is not a book to rush through. Take your time and soak it all up.

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GummiGirl
Jun 06, 2015

A realistic, if lengthy, account of the famous gunfight, the reasons for it, and its aftermath. Full of interesting characters, although I sometimes struggled to remember the details about all of them.

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axeman
May 22, 2015

This story follows after the novel call Doc which I really liked. This is excellent American historical fiction with a great plot. The writing was fantastic.

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