Wild West

The infamous shootout at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona only lasted 30 seconds on October 26, 1881, but it has echoed throughout history as the best-known gunfight of the American West. Putting aside romanticized notions about spurs, white-hat heroes and lawless saloons, The Last Gunfight by Jeff Guinn delves into the true story behind the legendary shootout, revealing Wyatt Earp’s search for status and easy money, as well as the politics behind the famous confrontation and its aftermath. History buffs and Old West enthusiasts should not miss this book, in which Guinn provides an enlightening and entertaining examination of this legendary and misunderstood moment in American history.

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