The Shooters: A Gallery of Notorious Gunmen from the American West

The Shooters: A Gallery of Notorious Gunmen from the American West

by Leon Claire Metz
     
 
With a scholar's authority and a storyteller's passion, Leon Metz chronicles the lives of famous gunfighters like Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Wild Bill Hickok, as well as lesser known desperadoes who left just as many corpses and whiskey bottles in their wake. Rich in detail, and woven with wit and insight, these fascinating portraits reveal The Shooters as they

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With a scholar's authority and a storyteller's passion, Leon Metz chronicles the lives of famous gunfighters like Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Wild Bill Hickok, as well as lesser known desperadoes who left just as many corpses and whiskey bottles in their wake. Rich in detail, and woven with wit and insight, these fascinating portraits reveal The Shooters as they really lived, fought and died.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
"These are real portraits of real mennot heroes or anti-heroes," said LJ's reviewer of this gallery of notorious gunmen from the American West (LJ 2/15/77). Included are Billy the Kid, Butch Cassidy, the Earps, the James boys, and the Dalton brothers, plus many others not so well known.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425154502
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,064,863
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.78(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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