Bonnie and Clyde: A Twenty-First-Century Update

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Eakin Press, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 229 pages
A new contribution to the growing body of historical research on the outlaw couple, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, whose story has taken on near-mythical status but often has been told with little regard for the facts. Bonnie and Clyde: A Twenty-First Century update includes eyewitness accounts not seen elsewhere.

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The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde
The Barrow Family
The Move to Dallas

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About the author (2003)

James R. Knight is a graduate of Harding University, 1967. He spent five years as a pilot in the United States Air Force, flying the C-130E, and thirty-one years as a pilot for Federal Express, flying the Dassault DA-20 Falcon, the Boeing 727 and the McDonnell Douglass DC-10. In the early '90s, he began researching a historical incident in his hometown and published his first work, an article in the Arkansas Historical Quarterly in 1997. In 2003, Eakin Press published his biography of two Texas outlaws titled Bonnie and Clyde: A 21st Century Update. In 2007, he published the story and correspondence of a Confederate cavalryman from Tennessee titled Letters to Anna. This is his second work in The History Press's Sesquicentennial Series, having written The Battle of Franklin in 2009. Knight retired from Federal Express in 2004 and lives in Franklin, Tennessee, where he works part time as a historical interpreter for the Battle of Franklin Trust. When not encouraging visitor at the Carter House to relive some moments of the Battle of Franklin, he sings on the worship team at church, collects historical documents and artifacts and occasionally drives around in his restored 1934 Ford V-8. He and his wife, Judy, and have three children and six grandchildren.

Jonathan Davis has narrated numerous audiobooks, receiving widespread critical acclaim for his performances in a variety of genres including an Audie Award nomination. His work includes "Snow Crash," "The Stranger" and "The Shadow of the Wind.

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