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Christopher Corbett

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Christopher Corbett has been a working journalist for more than twenty-five years.  A former news editor and reporter with the Associated Press, Corbett has also written for the New York Times, Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Boston Globe.  The author of the novel Vactionland, he lives in Baltimore and teaches journalism at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County.

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Orphans Preferred
The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express
Written by Christopher Corbett


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $16.00

“WANTED. YOUNG, SKINNY, WIRY FELLOWS. NOT OVER 18. MUST BE EXPERT RIDERS. WILLING TO RISK DEATH DAILY. ORPHANS PREFERRED.”
—California newspaper help-wanted ad, 1860

The Pony Express is one of the most celebrated and enduring chapters in the history of the United States, a story of the all-American traits of bravery... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Orphans Preferred
The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express
Written by Christopher Corbett


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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