In a letter to her daughter back East, Martha Jane is not shy about her own importance: qMartha Jane -- better known as Calamity -- is just one of the handful of aging legends who travel to London as part of Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show in Buffalo Girls. As he describes the insatiable curiosity of Calamity's Indian friend No Ears, Annie Oakley's shooting match with Lord Windhouveren, and other highlights of the tour, McMurtry turns the story of a band of hardy, irrepressible survivors into an unforgettable portrait of love, fellowship, dreams, and heartbreak.She had always assumed that when her wandering years ended she would live with Dora a and Dora had always encouraged her to assume it. Now she ... After all, the boat could have sunk or something; Dora had no way of knowing whether she would ever show up again. With Blue ... Ogden, the big boy she had taken, was a nice enough ox; he had first place with Dora now, that was plain. Soon the anbsp;...
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