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By Adam Woog

Martha Canary greater often called Calamity Jane is likely one of the extra fascinating figures to emerge from the already colourful historical past of the previous West. Her rough-and-ready nature lent itself good to her setting: She drank not easy and smoked cigars, took nonsense from not anyone, enjoyed to gloat approximately her adventures, and used to be now not afraid to put on men's garments if it made it more straightforward to force a mule educate or journey a horse. whereas worthwhile little facts exists to end up 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 previous West panorama.

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