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By Adam Woog

Martha Canary greater often called Calamity Jane is without doubt one of the extra fascinating figures to emerge from the already colourful heritage of the previous West. Her rough-and-ready nature lent itself good to her setting: She drank difficult and smoked cigars, took nonsense from nobody, enjoyed to gloat approximately her adventures, and was once no longer afraid to put on men's garments if it made it more straightforward to force a mule educate or journey a horse. whereas valuable little facts exists to turn out a few of her extra outlandish claims, Calamity Jane has still remained a permanent legend of the Wild West. This new biography delves into what's identified approximately Calamity Jane and her legacy as a part of the outdated West panorama.

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