Supported by strong ratings and a rich history, “The Real Deadwood” provides background and historical accuracy for the figures depicted on the hit HBO series, and takes a broader look at the times that spawned them. Covering law and order, politics, journalism, and early medicine, and examining some “historical guest stars” who may play a factor in future Deadwood episodes (Teddy Roosevelt was an acquaintance of series protagonist Seth Bullock and made several visits to the lawless town; Bullock turned away Wyatt Earp when he offered his services as a lawman)-“The Real Deadwood” will allow readers to traverse the unpaved streets of an outlaw town without ever getting their boots dirty.
other characters of the lawless west.
is an educator and writer whose published work includes "Second Serve: The Ren?e Richards Story“ and ”Speaking of Florida." He received his M.A. from the University of Florida, where he was a Ford Fellow. He lives in Gainesville, Florida, where he spent more than thirty years as an English instructor at Santa Fe Community College.