Hell's Half Acre: The Life and Legend of a Red-light District

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Texas Christian University Press, 1991 - History - 364 pages
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Includes material on Luke Short, Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Sam Bass, and Butch Cassiday.

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Hell's half acre: the life and legend in a red-light district

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The red-light district of Fort Worth, Texas began its colorful history with the cattle drives of the 1870s and lingered on through World War I. The "Acre,'' according to this entertaining account ... Read full review

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Selcer received his BA and MA degrees from Austin College in Sherman, Texas, and his Ph.D. from Texas Christian University.

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