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The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral-And How It Changed the American West

The Last Gunfight - Jeff Guinn 3 ½ stars
After reading Doc by Mary Doria Russell, I wanted to delve a bit deeper. I only wish I'd read this first, as the "backstory" would have further enhanced my enjoyment of the novel. I enjoyed reading about the development of the frontier mining town of Tombstone and all the economic, political and social factors that played a role. This is well researched with extensive notes on where and how Guinn obtained his research. I really appreciated his explanations of where his source material came from and the problems inherent in many of the contemporary accounts.