A Colorado author already played Poker Alice in historical re-enactments. Now she needed the truth about the 1870s gambler.
The true timeline of the legendary figure's life proved difficult to pin down, which sent Liz Duckworth deep into the historical archives
The compelling legend of Colorado’s Poker Alice Tubbs pestered an author to launch her pursuit of the unvarnished truth
Some writers didn't let facts get in the way of the Old West figure's bigger-than-life story, but Liz Duckworth felt driven to document the still-fascinating reality