The Crossed Guns [NOOK Book]

Overview

"...the crossed guns in Mr. Howard's parlor drew me like a magnet." That how my grandfather began his favorite story. His pa, my great-grandfather, had been the marshal of a quiet Ozark town that one day erupted in gunfire and an old-fashioned shootout. As a 10-year-old, my grandfather witnessed the gun battle. (This fictionalized account is loosely based on the assassination of Jesse James.)

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The Crossed Guns

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Overview

"...the crossed guns in Mr. Howard's parlor drew me like a magnet." That how my grandfather began his favorite story. His pa, my great-grandfather, had been the marshal of a quiet Ozark town that one day erupted in gunfire and an old-fashioned shootout. As a 10-year-old, my grandfather witnessed the gun battle. (This fictionalized account is loosely based on the assassination of Jesse James.)

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940033197668
  • Publisher: Russ Durbin
  • Publication date: 3/23/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 49,131
  • File size: 81 KB

Meet the Author

Russ calls himself a "Pennsylvania Hoosier." Born and raised in Indiana, he has lived in Bucks County, PA, for 30 years. He began his career as a newspaper and broadcast journalist in news and sports. After a career in corporate communications, Russ has turned to writing fiction, specializing in short stories. Genres include westerns, sports, historical, romance, and character delineation stories.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2013

    Great short story!

    Only 19 pages but worth it

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2012

    Ok

    What a wonderful story. Thanks for the great and free read.
    J......

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2013

    Very Good Story !

    Would recommend, vert good story, very well written !

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2013

    Good Short Story

    Is a short story but worth the read. I really enjoyed this book. A good message. Will look up other books by Russ Durbin

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2012

    Eeeeeeeeee Haaaaaaaaa

    19 pages I didn't. Mind readind. As they said in the old west "It were a mighty fine read"

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2012

    K

    Only 19 pages but good

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