Best of the West

Best of The West for 2014

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Here are the winners of our "2014 Best of the West." Sit back and see if your pick made the list. Congratulations to our 2014 Best of the West winners! We thought last year’s issue was the best, but this year we offer even more for you on our favorite Western photographs, books, movies, firearms and Western wear. Our editors and writers have also traveled thousands of miles on back roads and blue highways to bring you the Best of the West Heritage Travel Guide. So start planning your True West adventure today! Thanks for supporting them. Enjoy!

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Best of The West for 2014

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Here are the winners of our "2014 Best of the West." Sit back and see if your pick made the list. Congratulations to our 2014 Best of the West winners! We thought last year’s issue was the best, but this year we offer even more for you on our favorite Western photographs, books, movies, firearms and Western wear. Our editors and writers have also traveled thousands of miles on back roads and blue highways to bring you the Best of the West Heritage Travel Guide. So start planning your True West adventure today! Thanks for supporting them. Enjoy!

Follow the links for to view the winners of our "2014 Best of the West." Sit back and see if your pick made the list.

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The Best of Heritage Travel 2014

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From Arkansas to Alaska, from Texas to Montana, True West Magazine for sixty years has dedicated itself to traveling along America’s byways and highways in search of the most historic and unique places to visit, relax and experience the heritage of the West.

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The Best of Western Books for 2014

best -western-books-writers- 2014Publishers dealt readers a “royal flush” of Western books in 2013—big epic fiction, cutting edge new Western history and robust biographies about some of our most famous and infamous Western outlaws, lawmen, women and American Indians.  The authors ventured great distances from the warm confines of their offices, traveled byways and highways, dirt roads and frozen streets, to walk in their subject’s footsteps, visit their homes and pay their respects at their tombs.

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The Best of Firearms for 2014

best-western-firearms-2014Westward expansion took place during the Industrial Revolution, which was also a time of great evolution in the world of firearms. The development in ignition systems, metallurgy, mechanical design and other arms technology progressed rapidly between 1800 and 1900.

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The Best of Western Wear for 2014

2014-western-wear-truewest-best-of-the-westWhen pioneers headed West, they had to adapt their clothing to the new unchartered environs they found themselves in. They also picked up new designs, noticed in some natives’ beaded and buckskin garments.

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The Best Western Movies, TV Series & DVDs of 2013

best-of-the-west-movies-dvds-tv-2014The Lone Ranger: Masked Eye of the Storm

Hollywood loves trumpeting its failures as much as its successes: 1963’s Cleopatra, 1980’s Heaven’s Gate and 2012’s John Carter were all written about as their production costs soared, long before the branding they received from critics and the box office.

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The Best of Art & Collectibles 2014

Best-of--2014-art-collectablesFast-riding, fearless and skilled in frontier warfare, the earliest Texas Rangers were first a deadly band of irregulars and then hardened lawmen tracking outlaws. Genuine Texas Ranger photographs are rarities because they were not taken for public consumption; these company images and portraits stayed with the Rangers and their families.

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True West's Best of the West 2013 Winners

true-west-magazine_best-of-the-west_2013Here are the winners of our "2013 Best of the West." Sit back and see if your pick made the list.

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True West captures the spirit of the American West with authenticity, personality and humor by linking our history to our present. Whether you call it the Wild West, the Old West or the Far West, America's frontier history comes to life in True West, the world's oldest, continuously published Western Americana magazine.

Western movie fans, re-enactors, history buffs and road warriors, we got your history covered: outlaw, cowboy, Indian, lawman, gunfighter, fur trapper, miner, prospector, gambler, soldier, entertainer and pioneer. Check out these True Westerners now!
 

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The Illustrated Life and Times of Wyatt Earp

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"Your book is fascinating, coupling your powerful illustrations [and] tracking...from birth to Tombstone to the legend [Wyatt] had become;...even Wyatt would approve." --By Hugh O'Brian, of the TV series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp

"Hands down the definitive books on Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday." --By Allen Barra, New York Newsday