Mary Fields aka Stagecoach Mary, by Erich Martin Hicks, was a cigar smoking, shotgun and pistol toting Negro Woman of the Wild West, who could knock out any man with one punch. A piece of historical fiction that is a must read.
Woodland Hills, CA, USA -- "A fantastic novel, of a great American heroine's life." 5 Star Review - Tariano (Tito) Jackson, The Jackson 5
Erich Martin Hicks's Mary Fields aka Stagecoach Mary is unlike any other story you've read about Mary Fields. This fictionalized story has been dramatically enhanced for your entertainment pleasures; however, 'most' of the stories--and the outcomes within this novel--are historically genuine.
Mary was 6 feet tall, and weighed over 200 pounds, and was the second woman in 'history' to carry the U. S. Mail, and the only 'Negro', for hundreds and hundreds of miles when she first arrived in Montana.
This feature story covers Mary's colorful life, from the plantation where she was born a slave in 1832, to the famous Steamboat race between the "Robert E. Lee" and the "Natchez" on the Mississippi River, to her death in Cascade, Montana, 1914.
Dedicated to exploring the history of African-Americans/Blacks and shattering stereotypes, Erich Hick's Alpha Wolf Productions, Inc. has developed a feature film documentary, Soul on a Wave which exposes the life and times of surfers of color. Erich's first novel, Rescue at Pine Ridge, was released in December 2008. The novel is a historical narrative, depicting the all-Black 9th Calvary. Known as the US military's famed 'Buffalo Soldiers', which helped settle the American West in the late 1800's. Erich has completed an accompanying screenplay for a TV mini-series, Trilogy, and Epic Feature, and has garnered support from some of HOLLYWOOD'S acclaimed Industry Producers/Directors/and Actors.
Amazon 5 Stars - The author did a tremendous job in getting facts about her life. This no doubt needs to be made into a movie or a mini-series. This book also should be placed in the educational system so history can be told how times were during slavery and post slavery.
Amazon 5 Stars - A story of a real, amazing woman who was the first Black woman to work for the U.S. Postal Service following the Civil War. The author takes us back to Mary's childhood as a slave, and builds the story of how she overcame violent reactions to her color and size, and how so many came to love and respect her. It is a fascinating read.
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Genre - Mary Fields, Mail, African American, Black History, Montana, Stagecoach, Outlaws, Cowboys, Postal System, Historical, 1914, 1832
The ebook version of Mary Fields aka Stagecoach Mary Book ISBN 9781506901022, published by First Edition Design Publishing (http://www.firsteditiondesignpublishing.com), is available on-line wherever ebooks are sold. The 202 page print book version, ISBN 9781506901015 and Hard Copy 9781506901657 are published by First Edition Design Publishing and distributed worldwide to online booksellers.
Erich Martin Hicks