Jesse James

The Life, Times, and Treacherous Death of the Most Infamous Outlaw of All Time
Product Number: EB00730395
Released: Aug 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781626362314
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
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Description

The first definitive biography of the notorious Wild West desperado; a fully illustrated, authentic reproduction of the rare 1882 edition. There are few outlaws who were as iconic in the ruthless American West as Jesse James. A guerilla during the Civil War, he partnered with his brother, Frank, on a criminal career that lasted more than a decade, corralling numerous gangs into bank hold-ups, stagecoach hijackings, and train raids. Detailing every one of the robberies and acts of violence James and his gang perpetrated, this unique biography, written just seven weeks after his assassination, was a sensation upon its initial publication. Authorized by James's wife as well as his mother, it's the first and only you-are-there-account of the life and crimes of the legendary outlaw. Jesse James is an essential piece of Western literature—both an important historical document of the era, and one hell of a wild story.

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Author(s): Frank Triplett
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Mar 25, 2013

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