"Desert Desperadoes" by Bob Alexander
Bob Alexander's book on the history of outlawry in America is a gem for all Old West readers. Notable characters like Billy the Kid, Geronimo, Victorio, The Earps and many others are well represented.
Besides such well-known "desperadoes", the book colorfully recounts the careers of characters such as "Bronco Bill" Walters, "Curly Bill" Brocius, Kit Joy, "Three-Fingered Jack" Dunlap, Pony Diehl, "Black Jack" Christian, "Six-Shooter Smith" and John Kinney, "King of the Rustlers."
Among those seeking to bring the book's "banditti" to justice are Pat Garrett, the slayer of Billy the Kid; "Dangerous Dan" Tucker, the man too tough for Wyatt Earp; and Harvey Whitehill, the first man to arrest Billy the Kid.
This book also contains 117 rare historical photographs, many of them never before published.
Bob Alexander is one of the most renowned historians of the Old West. A native Texan and veteran lawman, Bob retired as a special agent with the US Treasury Department and began a second career as an author. The National Outlaw/Lawman History Association honored Alexander in 2004 with its Literary Award for Outstanding Contributions to Western Historical Writing. He also won the 2007 Outstanding Book on Outlaw/Lawman History award. The honor, presented at the annual convention of the Western Outlaw/Lawman History Association (WOLA) in Cheyenne, Wyo., was for Alexander's book "Desert Desperadoes".
Bob Alexander will custom sign your copy of "Desert Desperadoes". There will be a box on the shopping cart page for your remarks regarding the signature.
Soft Cover: 334 pages
$21.95 - includes shipping and handling
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