Unsolved Mysteries of the Old West

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Two subjects continue to fascinate people—the Old West and a good mystery. This book explores and examines twenty-one of the Old West's most baffling mysteries, which lure the curious and beg for investigation even though their solutions have eluded experts for decades. Many relate to the death or disappearance of some of the best-known lawmen and outlaws in history, such as Billy the Kid, Buckskin Frank Leslie, John Wilkes Booth, The Catalina Kid, and Butch Cassidy. Others involve mysterious tales and legends of...
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Overview

Two subjects continue to fascinate people—the Old West and a good mystery. This book explores and examines twenty-one of the Old West's most baffling mysteries, which lure the curious and beg for investigation even though their solutions have eluded experts for decades. Many relate to the death or disappearance of some of the best-known lawmen and outlaws in history, such as Billy the Kid, Buckskin Frank Leslie, John Wilkes Booth, The Catalina Kid, and Butch Cassidy. Others involve mysterious tales and legends of lost mines and buried treasures that have not been recovered—yet.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589797413
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/16/2013
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 184
  • Sales rank: 606,631
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

W.C. Jameson is the award-winning author of eighty books and over 1,500 published articles and essays. In addition to writing fiction, Jameson is the creator of the W.C. Jameson's Lost Treasures of America book series. His success and fame as a professional treasure hunter have led to appearances on Unsolved Mysteries, the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, the Travel Channel, Nightline, and National Public Radio. He lives in Llano, Texas.
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Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1: The Mysterious “Death” of Billy the Kid Chapter 2: Who Killed Pat Garrett?
Chapter 3: The Mysterious Disappearance of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain Chapter 4: The Victorio Peak Treasure Mystery Chapter 5: The Lost Sublett Mine Chapter 6: Thunderbirds Chapter 7: How Did Johnny Ringo Die?
Chapter 8: The Multiple Mystery of Warren Earp’s Death Chapter 9: The Disappearance of Buckskin Frank Leslie Chapter 10: How Did the Catalina Kid Die?
Chapter 11: Whatever Happened to the Outlaw Bill Smith?
Chapter 12: Pearl Hart, Female Outlaw Chapter 13: Who Killed Belle Starr?
Chapter 14: Did Bill Longley Escape the Gallows?
Chapter 15: How Did John Wilkes Booth Die?
Chapter 16: The Killing of John Wesley Hardin Chapter 17: The Strange Tale of Black Bart, the Poet Robber of California Chapter 18: The Return of the Outlaw, Butch Cassidy Chapter 19: The Disappearance of Harvey “Kid Curry” Logan Chapter 20: The Strange Case of Etta Place Chapter 21: The Missing Head of Pancho Villa Chapter 22: The Aurora Incident
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  • Posted April 11, 2013

    A very good read, absorbing cover to cover. I strongly recommend

    A very good read, absorbing cover to cover. I strongly recommend this book to anyone who likes history, the old west, mysteries or just a good read. Well written with excellent descriptions that create vivid mental pictures. 

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