Tom Clavin will Present his New Hardcover ~ Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride from Hell

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Tom Clavin, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author, will Present his New Hardcover Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride from Hell.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & The Kansas City Public Library.

ABOUT TOM CLAVIN:  Tom Clavin is a #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and has worked as a Newspaper and Website Editor, Magazine Writer, TV and Radio Commentator, and a Reporter for The New York Times.  He has received Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, and National Newspaper Association.  Tom's Bestselling Books include: Dodge City, Wild BillThe Heart of Everything That Is, Halsey's Typhoon, and Reckless.  He lives in Sag Harbor, New York.

ABOUT THE NEW BOOK:  Tombstone is the true story of the Earp brothers, Doc Holliday, and the famous Battle at the OK Corral.

On the afternoon of October 26, 1881, 9 men clashed in what would be known as the most famous shootout in American frontier history.  30 bullets were exchanged in 30 seconds, killing 3 men and wounding 3 others.

The fight sprang forth from a tense, hot summer.  Cattle rustlers had been terrorizing the back country of Mexico and selling the livestock they stole to corrupt ranchers.  The Mexican government built forts along the border to try to thwart American outlaws, while Arizona citizens became increasingly agitated.  Rustlers, who became known as the cow-boys, began to kill each other as well as innocent citizens.  That October, tensions boiled over with Ike and Billy Clanton, Tom and Frank McLaury, and Billy Claiborne confronting the Tombstone marshal, Virgil Earp, and the suddenly deputized Wyatt and Morgan Earp and shotgun-toting Doc Holliday.

Bestselling Author Tom Clavin peers behind decades of legend surrounding the story of Tombstone to reveal the true story of the drama and violence that made it famous.  Tombstone also digs deep into the vendetta ride that followed the tragic gunfight, when Wyatt and Warren Earp and Holliday went vigilante to track down the likes of Johnny Ringo, Curly Bill Brocius, and other cowboys who had cowardly gunned down his brothers.  That "vendetta ride" would make the myth of Wyatt Earp complete and punctuate the struggle for power in the American frontier's last boom town.

DATE & TIME:  Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at 6:30 PM

LOCATION:  A Rainy Day Books Author Event at The Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Truman Forum, 4801 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112

EVENT FORMAT:  Tom Clavin, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author, will Present his New Hardcover Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride from Hell and answer audience questions.  A Meet & Greet Booksigning will follow the Presentation.  Tom Clavin will Author Autograph his New Books that are purchased from Rainy Day Books at this Event.  Pre-Order your Books Now through link below!

ADMISSION PACKAGE:  This is a Complimentary OPEN House Event.  Registration is Required at or Call the Library at 816-701-3407.  Rainy Day Books will have Tom Clavin's Books for Sale at this Event, or you may Pre-Order for In-Store or At-Event Pick-Up through the link below.  Seating is General Admission.

The Publication & Sale Date for Tombstone is Tuesday, April 21, 2020.

DISCLAIMER:  All Author Event sales are final and non-refundable.  Kansas Sales Tax is charged on all Orders, regardless of destination.  Unless otherwise indicated, Authors will only sign Books purchased from Rainy Day Books.  Additional Author Autographed Books will be available for Purchase at our Author Event.

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
The Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Truman Forum
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

AUTHOR AUTOGRAPHED HARDCOVER: 1 Author Autographed Hardcover of Tombstone by Tom Clavin.

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