The Story of the Outlaw a Study of the Western Desperado

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Kessinger Publishing, Apr 1, 2005 - History - 432 pages
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1905. Illustrated. With historical narratives of famous outlaws; the stories of noted border wars; vigilante movements and armed conflicts on the border. Contents: The Desperado; The Imitation Desperado; The Land of the Desperado; The Early Outlaw; The Vigilantes of California; The Outlaw of the Mountains; Henry Plummer; Boone Helm; Death Scenes of Desperadoes; Joseph A. Slade; The Desperado of the Plains; Wild Bill Hickok; Frontier Wars; The Lincoln County War; The Stevens County War; Biographies of Bad Men; The Fight of Buckshot Roberts; The Man Hunt; Bad Men of Texas; Modern Bad Men; Bad Men of the Indian Nations; and Desperadoes of the Cities. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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The story of the outlaw: a study of the western desperado: with historical narratives of famous outlaws; the stories of noted border wars; vigilante movements and armed conflicts on the frontier

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Hough lived during the time of the settling of the West (1857-1923) and knew several of the figures profiled in the numerous books both fiction and nonfiction he wrote on the subject. Though the ... Read full review

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I found this an interesting read, I wanted to find out some of the stories behind the characters portrayed in Western books and films and this probably doesn't give a very accurate historical account ... Read full review

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