Bonnie and Clyde: A Twenty-First-Century Update

Overview

A new contribution to the growing body of historical research on the outlaw couple, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, whose story has taken on near-mythical status but often has been told with little regard for the facts. Bonnie and Clyde: A Twenty-First Century update includes eyewitness accounts not seen elsewhere.
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Overview

A new contribution to the growing body of historical research on the outlaw couple, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, whose story has taken on near-mythical status but often has been told with little regard for the facts. Bonnie and Clyde: A Twenty-First Century update includes eyewitness accounts not seen elsewhere.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781571687944
  • Publisher: Wild Horse Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2003
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 587,955
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface v
Acknowledgments vii
Introduction: The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde 1
1. The Barrow Family 4
2. Growing Up "Barrow" 6
3. The Move to Dallas 9
4. Country Boys in the Big City 11
5. The Great Divide 15
6. Breaking into the Bigtime 19
7. Bonnie 24
8. Busted 27
9. "You're the Sweetest Baby in the World to Me" 30
10. The Dumbbell Bandits 32
11. Hard Time: Eastham Farm 35
12. The Ex-Con 40
13. Mud, Mules, and the Lake Dallas Gang 44
14. Suicide Sal 48
15. A Bad Night in Oklahoma 53
16. On the Run 56
17. Accidental Tourists 59
18. "Deacon" Jones 65
19. "Don't Shoot ... Think of My Babies!" 68
20. The Midnight Ride of Tom Persell 71
21. Joplin 74
22. "Promise You'll Embalm Us" 83
23. Crash and Burn 86
24. "Worse than Pretty Boy Floyd" 90
25. Platte City 99
26. "Take Blanche and Run For It ... I'm Done For" 103
27. "He Was a Good Boy When He Was Little" 113
28. The Sowers Ambush 116
29. The Eastham Raid 123
30. The Professionals: The Gang 130
31. The Professionals: The Law 139
32. Easter Sunday 142
33. "Tell Them I Don't Smoke Cigars" 148
34. The Barrow-Hamilton Newspaper Feud 151
35. "The Road Gets Dimmer and Dimmer" 157
36. "They Sow the Wind and Reap the Whirlwind" 161
37. A Macabre Circus 168
38. The Harboring Trial 178
Epilogue 182
Appendix 1 The Ballad of Donnabell Lee 195
Appendix 2 Bonnie and Clyde Death Car History 197
Appendix 3 Killings Done by Clyde Barrow or Gang Members 200
Appendix 4 Banks Robbed by Clyde Barrow 202
Endnotes 204
Bibliography 221
Index 224
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