By Robert K. DeArment
Those who imagine they already recognize all approximately previous West gunfighters could be surprised at this new assortment. listed below are males like Porter Stockton, the Texas terror who bragged that he had killed eighteen males, and Jim Levy, who killed a guy for disparaging his Irish blood, although he was once additionally the single recognized Jewish gunfighter.
These tales span 8 many years, from the gold rushes of the 1850s to the Twenties. Telling of gunmen corresponding to Jim Masterson, the brother of Bat Masterson, or the true Whispering Smith—the guy at the back of the fictionalized persona—whose occupation spanned 4 a long time, DeArment rigorously separates truth from fiction to reconstruct lives the entire extra notable for having remained unknown for therefore long.
The fabricated from iron-clad study, this most modern Deadly Dozen provides the products for gunfighter buffs looking for anything diversified. jointly the lethal Dozen volumes represent a Who’s Who of western outlaws and end up that there’s extra to the Wild West than Jesse James.
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