Desperadoes

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Harper Collins, Jan 16, 1997 - Fiction - 288 pages
11 Reviews
At age 65, Emmett Dalton, the sole survivor of the infamous Dalton gang makes a living by selling his outrageous adventure stories to Hollywood. Desperadoes details his memories of the murders, bootlegging and thievery he and his posse committed. The grit and excitement of these violent times are expertly evoked by the sharp pen and authentic voice of HarperCollins' bestselling author Ron Hansen.
 

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this novel. It's about the Doolin gang, a descendant, of sorts of the James Younger Gang of Missouri. The focus is on the gang and their nemesis, Chris Madsen, a Danish immigrant with a great law-enforcement reputation. It was well deserved, and the book is a good read. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
13
Section 3
21
Section 4
49
Section 5
50
Section 6
54
Section 7
71
Section 8
87
Section 21
165
Section 22
169
Section 23
170
Section 24
172
Section 25
182
Section 26
210
Section 27
211
Section 28
219

Section 9
99
Section 10
102
Section 11
103
Section 12
110
Section 13
112
Section 14
114
Section 15
117
Section 16
128
Section 17
140
Section 18
153
Section 19
156
Section 20
164
Section 29
220
Section 30
225
Section 31
227
Section 32
242
Section 33
254
Section 34
257
Section 35
261
Section 36
262
Section 37
265
Section 38
270
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About the author (1997)

Ron Hansen is the bestselling author of the novel Atticus (a finalist for the National Book Award), Hitler's Niece, Mariette in Ecstasy, Desperadoes, and Isn't It Romantic?, as well as a collection of short stories, a collection of essays, and a book for children. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. Ron Hansen lives in northern California, where he teaches at Santa Clara University.

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