1 edition of Bass Reeves found in the catalog.
Joel Christian Gill
Written in English
|Other titles||Tales of the talented tenth|
|Statement||Joel Christian Gill|
|Series||Tales of the talented tenth -- volume 1|
|LC Classifications||F697.R44 G55 2014|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||126|
|LC Control Number||2014029437|
Bass Reeves was a legend in his own time. He was the epitome of dedication to duty, Judge Parker's most trusted deputy and one of the greatest lawmen of the western frontier. On January 12, , Bass Reeves died at the age of 71, in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Do you think The Legend of Bass Reeves needs a follow-up book? Why or why not? If a follow-up took a more in-depth look at the available information, it would probably be okay. More in this same style wouldn't do it for me. Any additional comments? As a book this barely holds together.
Oct 02, · Reeves was a giant of a man standing 6’2” with broad shoulders. Not many outlaws trifled with him. He gunned down fourteen outlaws who did. Federal law mandated that U.S. Marshals be accompanied by at least one posse man. While Bass Reeves patrolled the Indian Territory, he often had only one Indian to assist him. Great book! Bass Reeves was a memorable historical figure! This book really fills in the blanks of missing history. I loved reading about Bass Reeves and the huge impact he had on the American West. It makes sense how he would be the historical person the Lone Ranger was based on/5(4).
Bass Reeves Western History Conference. K likes. Bass Reeves Western History Conference , July 24, 25, Muskogee, OK USAFollowers: K. Jul 01, · "Burton is a generous author who shares his thinking and analysis with the reader, and explains his personal fascination with the story of Bass Reeves. The result is a highly readable book with a tone that will appeal to several audiences."—Barbara C. Behan, Journal of African American History.
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Feb 15, · The Legend of Bass Reeves [Gary Paulsen] on poldasulteng.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Born into slavery, Bass Reeves became the most successful US Marshal of the Wild West.
Many "heroic lawmen" of the Wild West/5(75). Apr 01, · Black Gun, Silver Star: The Life and Legend of Frontier Marshal Bass Reeves (Race and Ethnicity in the American West) [Art T. Burton] on poldasulteng.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves appears as one of “eight notable Oklahomans, ” the “most feared U.S. marshal in the Indian country.” That Reeves was also an African American who had spent his early Cited by: 3.
The Legend of Bass Reeves The Legend of Bass Reeves is a book about an Old Western cowboy who was once a slave, and then became a great deputy in his town. The book is also about all his ups and down, and the life of a slave on the run.
This book would most likely fit into the western adventure genre/5. Jan 08, · Reeves was born into slavery but became possibly the greatest lawman in the Old poldasulteng.com great story is about a man who is larger than life.
Bass Reeves faced outlaws, wolves, Comanches and other dangers, using his intelligence, courage, and determination.
When Bass was young he had an encounter with a Comanche that affected his entire life/5. Bass Reeves (July – January 12, ) was an American law enforcement officer. He was the first black deputy U.S. marshal west of the Mississippi River. He worked mostly in Arkansas and the Oklahoma Territory.
During his long career, he was credited with arresting more than 3, felons. He shot and killed 14 people in poldasulteng.com: JulyCrawford County, Arkansas, United States. Born into slavery, Bass Reeves became the most successful US Marshal of the Wild poldasulteng.com "heroic lawmen" of the Wild West, familiar to us through television and film, were actually violent scoundrels and outlaws themselves.
But of all the sheriffs of the frontier, one man stands out as a true hero: Bass poldasulteng.com was the most successful Federal Marshal in the US in his day.4/5(8).
Born to slave parents in in Crawford County, Arkansas, Bass Reeves would become the first black U.S. Deputy Marshal west of the Mississippi River and one of the greatest frontier heroes in our nation’s history.
Owned by a man named William Reeves, a farmer and politician, Bass took the surname of his owner, like other slaves of the time. About the Book: Bass Reeves was a former slave who became a U.S.
Deputy Marshal. He worked hard bringing in criminals and was respected and feared for three decades. His story may sound like a tall tale, but this is the life of Bass Reeves.
GreenBeanTeenQueen Says: Bad News for Outlaws is this year's Coretta Scott King Author Award winner.4/5. Bass Reeves was the first African American commissioned to serve as a deputy marshal west of the Mississippi River.
Born a slave in Paris, Texas and owned by George Reeves, Bass Reeves grew up illiterate and remained illiterate for his entire life. The young slave of a drunken rancher, Bass runs away after an altercation with his master (whom he calls "the mister")—the man was cheating in a poker game against Reeves in which the captive's.
Directed by Brett William Mauser, James A. House. With James A. House, Santiago Villalobos, Craig Rainey, Wesley Blake. A drama based on the life of Bass Reeves, the first African-American United States Deputy Marshal/10(8). The second book in the Bass Reeves Trilogy was an easy read about a very outstanding man who was denied his place in history because of his color.
This story should help to add to his now much deserved fame. LaWayne: More than 1 year ago: This is a fast moving, action packed story based on a real person and real situations. 5/5(2). Aug 01, · The Legend of Bass Reeves is the fictional life story of an African American slave right after the Civil War.
The Legend of Bass Reeves by Gary Paulsen is a fantastic book that kept me turning the page. It's a good book because Bass is a unique character to read about/5(5). About The Legend of Bass Reeves. Born into slavery, Bass Reeves became the most successful US Marshal of the Wild West.
Many "heroic lawmen" of the Wild West, familiar to us through television and film, were actually violent scoundrels and outlaws themselves. Dec 06, · Bass Reeves was born a slave in in Crawford County, Arkansas. Reeves served Arkansas state legislator William S. Reeves, first as a water boy, then as a field hand.
When William S. Reeves passed away, his son, George, made Bass Reeves his personal companion and poldasulteng.com: Briana Jones. Bass Reeves (Book): Gill, Joel Christian: "Tells the story of Bass Reeves, an escaped slave who became one of the most successful lawman of the Old West and the rumored inspiration for The Lone Ranger.
Volume I chronicles his life from winning shooting matches in early childhood to traveling with his master, living with Native Americans in Indian Territory, and finally becoming a Deputy US. Aug 08, · Bass Reeves, wearing his iconic push broom mustache. Junkyardsparkle/Public Domain.
The American Old West was a fertile cauldron for myth Author: Eric Grundhauser. Mar 04, · Bass Reeves is born a slave to the master, an alcoholic gambler with a no-account ranch that Bass and his mother keep running smoothly while the master drinks himself into oblivion and loses most of his money.
Smart as a whip, Bass knows everything about running a ranch by the time he is a teen, and is a good rider and a good shot.4/4. Wild West: In Chapter 1 you suggest that Bass Reeves might have been the inspiration for the Lone Ranger.
Burton: This came about after I had finished my first book and I noticed the similarities between Reeves and the fictional character. Reeves would work in. Born into slavery, Bass Reeves became the most successful US Marshal of the Wild poldasulteng.com "heroic lawmen" of the Wild West, familiar to us through television and film, were actually violent scoundrels and outlaws themselves.
But of all the sheriffs of the frontier, one man stands out as a true hero: Bass Reeves. Oct 25, · As in the book, Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen InSan Antonio-based indie filmmaker Brett William Mauser did make the biopic Bass Reeves, a no-budget.Oct 02, · Bass’ most famous capture was the outlaw named Bob Dozier who had a reputation for committing various crimes and escaping capture.
Bass pursued Dozier .Dec 14, · Bass Reeves kept surfacing, in the stories of old black Oklahomans and later from the owner of a black Western museum in Denver.
as well as court testimony contained in Burton’s book Author: Sydney Trent.