”Adventures of Buffalo Bill from Boyhood to Manhood” is one of the masterpieces by Colonel Prentiss Ingraham, who was a prolific American author of dime fiction. Deeds of daring, thrilling peril and romantic incidents in the early life of W.F. Cody, the Monarch of Bordermen. It is a depiction of life and the ups and downs that are major influencing factors. The novel honestly portrays how fate plays with mankind and the turmoil that follow them. Thought-provoking! The author of „The Masked Spy” and over twenty „Buffalo Bill” titles, Ingraham plausibly claimed in 1900 to have written over 600 novels. Known as the King of Dime Novels, Prentiss Ingraham is an author who will be forever remembered for the image he created of the American West.