The Resource The outlaws : tales of bad guys who shaped the Wild West, Robert Barr Smith, (electronic resource)

The outlaws : tales of bad guys who shaped the Wild West, Robert Barr Smith, (electronic resource)

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The outlaws : tales of bad guys who shaped the Wild West
Title
The outlaws
Title remainder
tales of bad guys who shaped the Wild West
Statement of responsibility
Robert Barr Smith
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The people who pushed west were mostly ordinary folks, the guts of the young United States, tough, ambitious, hardworking, and anxious to leave the world better for their kids than it had been for them. Those who did not come of that hardy stock did not last. With them came the trouble-makers, to everybody’s sorrow. Some of them were already running from the law someplace else. Others were simply dishonest, looking for a time and place to blossom into full-blown hoodlums. Some of the young people emulated them: there was some illusory swagger in being a hoodlum, witness the nicknames they carried around . . . many of which they had invented themselves, a sort of phony glory. This collection of short, action-filled stories of the Old West’s most egregiously bad bad guys caught in the act of mayhem, distraction, murder, and highway robbery, includes famous names like the Dalton gang, lesser known bandits like Kaiser Bill Goodman, and many more. The book will include archival illustrations and photographs of the shady characters and the scenes of their crimes
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
VALIL
Dewey number
978/.02
Index
index present
LC call number
F595
LC item number
.S66 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The outlaws : tales of bad guys who shaped the Wild West, Robert Barr Smith, (electronic resource)
Label
The outlaws : tales of bad guys who shaped the Wild West, Robert Barr Smith, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAwMDA5LTExNzQ5OTY3
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Bad men -- Robbers on horseback -- Psychopath: Bob Rogers -- A quiet day in Braggs: the Verdigris Kid -- A rich collection of trash: the Cook Gang -- The empty men: the Buck Gang -- Stagecoaches and trains -- Disorganized labor: the oafs -- Typhoid Mary: the bloody trail of Al Spencer -- The female of the species -- The lawmen -- "Buy more bullets": the citizens fight back -- Suave robbers: the con men -- Pro: Harvey Bailey -- Thug: Wilber Underhill and the Cookson Hills Boys -- Evil: Lawrence DeVol -- If it weren't for bad luck: the Bank of Gore and Kaiser Bill
Control code
ocn867773909
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unknown
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Extent
1 online resource (vi, 217 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781493004614
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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