The Stone Garden
The Epic Life of Billy the KidBook - 2001
Midnight, July 14, 1881. Two men, both legends, meet for what they believe will be their last time. Then they go their separate ways, to lead completely different lives.William H. Bonney and Sheriff Pat Garrett. One goes on to become the stuff of dime novels and myth, the other, the most despised man in New Mexico. William H. Bonney is given his freedom by his old poker and whiskey buddy under oath he never return to New Mexico again. Sheriff Garrett believes that the name Billy the Kid would die once word was out that he, Garrett, had shot and killed the Kid.The White Sands Region, New Mexico, 1908, twenty-seven years after the alleged death of Billy the Kid. Rumors abound throughout New Mexico and the United States that the Kid is still alive. Those who believe that the Kid is dead have labeled Garrett a traitor. Billy has become a legend and when Sheriff Garrett is assassinated, the list of suspects who wanted a shot at him is endless. With Garrett's death, many secrets go to the grave with him, including the identity of his killer.
Publisher: New York : Forge, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 284 p. ; 22 cm