Outlaw Tales of Idaho: True Stories of the Gem State's Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits, and Cutthroats
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Outlaw Tales of Idaho: True Stories of the Gem State's Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits, and Cutthroats

by Randy Stapilus
     
 

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Meet Idaho's Wild Ones From Florence to Lewiston, Boise to Grangeville, the frontier towns of Idaho were populated by some of the toughest and most dangerous characters in the West. Serial killer Lyda Lewis poisoned her unsuspecting husbands to cash in on their life insurance policies. The Eddy and Splawn families created counterfeit U.S. gold pieces. And…  See more details below

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Meet Idaho's Wild Ones From Florence to Lewiston, Boise to Grangeville, the frontier towns of Idaho were populated by some of the toughest and most dangerous characters in the West. Serial killer Lyda Lewis poisoned her unsuspecting husbands to cash in on their life insurance policies. The Eddy and Splawn families created counterfeit U.S. gold pieces. And “Diamondfield” Jack Davis, a notorious killer, even shot a child’s dog. From Butch Cassidy to George Levy, Harry Orchard to Caleb Lyon, read about the most notorious desperados in the history of the Gem State. Through these astonishing true stories, Outlaw Tales of Idaho introduces you to a state you thought you knew—and a West wilder than you've ever imagined.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762743742
Publisher:
TwoDot
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Series:
Outlaw Tales Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
230,681
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.36(d)

Meet the Author

Randy Stapilus has written about Idaho for more than a quarter of a century, as a newspaper columnist, reporter and author of a book about Idaho's political history, Paradox Politics (Ridenbaugh Press). He edits four newsletters on Northwest public affairs and natural resources. He has lived in all the corners of Idaho, currently at Boise.

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