|Place Published:||Ouray, CO|
Summary: "For over five decades, Abbott Fay has been dedicated to the vibrant history of Colorado, having written four books and hundreds of articles. A retired history teacher and an adjunctant professor for three Colorado colleges, he has gatheredin this book little-publicized or long-forgotten fringes of history, each of which is unique to Colorado lore. Read About Mark Twain and Denver Censorship, The Man Who Wore Out His Coffin, Slavery After the Civil War, and many, many other fascinating stories. Its illustrated collection of little-known facts and stories, studiously researched and reviewed, covers all of Colorado. It will soon be required reading for all Colorado natives. The curious visitors to our wonderful state will also enjoy adding to their knowledge about all the places they have visited!"