Walking On: A Daughter's Journey with Legendary Sheriff Buford Pusser

Walking On: A Daughter's Journey with Legendary Sheriff Buford Pusser

by Dwana Pusser, Ken Beck, Jim Clark
     
 

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A no-nonsense lawman on a crusade against the mobsters and murderers ruling the state line between Mississippi and Tennessee in the 1960s, Sheriff Buford Pusser was larger than life. The subject of four feature films and a television series, the McNairy County sheriff gained international notoriety as a fearless law enforcement officer who let nothing get in his

Overview

A no-nonsense lawman on a crusade against the mobsters and murderers ruling the state line between Mississippi and Tennessee in the 1960s, Sheriff Buford Pusser was larger than life. The subject of four feature films and a television series, the McNairy County sheriff gained international notoriety as a fearless law enforcement officer who let nothing get in his way. Now for the first time, Buford Pusser's daughter presents the life story of the legendary sheriff from her perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455618897
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/12/2013
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
304,002
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

The daughter of Sheriff Pusser, Dwana Pusser worked in radio broadcast communications for more than fifteen years. She is actively involved in civic affairs in Adamsville, Tennessee, and she keeps alive the spirit and feats of her father by maintaining a Web site in his honor and hosting the annual Buford Pusser Festival in Adamsville.

Ken Beck has been a features and entertainment writer for The Tennesean newspaper in Nashville, Tennessee, for four decades. He earned a BA in journalism from Harding University. The father of two grown children, Beck and his wife live near Watertown, Tennessee.

Jim Clark is a freelance writer who has served as the editor of "The Bullet" newsletter and associate editor for "Card Collectors Digest." He was the recipient of the 1987 IABC Gold Quill Award for Excellence in the News Releases category. Clark lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, Mary.

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