Roy B Young
Thank you, Peter
Fri Jun 11, 9:12

Thanks, Peter. You are right. In trying to get a cross-section of material on Wyatt, et.al., we had a whole lot of decisions to make on what was included and what was omitted. My biggest regret is not was included but what had to be omitted. At 861 pages, it was the largest number of pages the binder could do. We considered going to two volumes but UNT Press thought only the one that included OK Corral stories would sell well. The single volume has been UNT's biggest selling book ever! My biggest regret is that excellent articles by Lee Silva, Steve Gatto, and Neil Carmony were cut. Of course, there are no articles included by a certain naysayer, who identifies himself as an "expert" and "leading authority" because he has never written anything for the general public.

An anthology on the "Cast of Characters" would be great!

    • Wyatt Earp AnthologyPeter Brand, Thu Jun 10 18:35
      Kenny I was surprised and delighted to have a couple of my older articles included in this massive tome. No book of this size will be perfect and some may find errors here and there as no author is p... more
      • Thank you, Peter — Roy B Young, Fri Jun 11 9:12
        • The NaysayerSharon Cunningham, Sat Jun 12 5:57
          That person's research on both James C and Morg is WELL worthwhile for those of us who love the T'stone saga! And, yes, it's a cryin' shame that he will not publish all that valuable research... it wo... more
          • Re: The NaysayerB.J., Sat Jun 12 17:36
            Some years ago I was working on a project goal to have Morgan Earp's name added to the Arizona Fallen Law Enforcement Monument. Kenny was/is the self appointed Morgan Earp expert so I wanted to use hi... more
        • Re: Thank you, PeterBob Cash, Fri Jun 11 15:59
          I assume these posts in defense of the Wyatt Earp Anthology are in response to something Kenny wrote that got deleted by the guy who "paid for this microphone". The sad thing is that if Kenny had publ... more
          • A--- Licking Continues Apacegobs, Thu Jun 17 6:12
            Kenny ... Is the St. Johns interview available anywhere? She was interviewed on the BBC in the late sixties and mentioned Wyatt in passing ... everything was so black and white in those days ... ag... more
            • Thanks.olds, Thu Jun 17 12:09
              That Asimov quote is perfect, and timely. You are correct that no work is ever finished, merely abandoned at some point. That is the nature of "making," isn't it? I once stumbled onto the quote (I ... more
              • My Thanks, I Thinkgobs, Thu Jun 17 16:11
                Of course, we were doing it all wrong ... I've never read him, nor do I wish to, but on his gravestone ... Charles Bukowski 1920-1994 Don't Try “It’s like a bug high on the wall. Yo... more
          • Another input on this subjectTom Gaumerr, Sun Jun 13 12:05
            Bob I have offered several times to pay all the costs of copying his files and sending them to a historical society of his choosing or a state archive of his choosing or several of them. I added h... more
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