Jeremiah Bacon

Jeremiah Bacon

by James Janke

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Jeremiah Bacon by James Janke

Twenty-year-old Jeremiah Bacon has never fired a gun or even ridden a horse. He’s headed by train with his parents from Boston to San Francisco to start a career as a concert pianist. But his father is killed in a holdup of a Wells Fargo office in Point of Rocks, Wyoming, and Jeremiah swears to catch the murderers no matter what it takes.

He plunges into an entirely new world. His piano playing gets him a job in a saloon, where he’s introduced to cowboys and beer, poker and brawls, and the beautiful, captivating Stacey. He grabs the chance to be a stagecoach driver to South Pass City and becomes equally enamored of Anita, the Wells Fargo agent’s pretty daughter.

But it is his gunfighting lessons from Marshal Otis MacKenzie and his drive for vengeance that takes him into deadly conflict with the cold-blooded outlaws of the Red Desert Gang. He willingly puts his life at stake to avenge his father, but at the same time he also learns a lot about people and what’s really important in life.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016332628
Publisher: BookLocker.com, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/1980
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 174
Sales rank: 1,076,412
File size: 569 KB

About the Author

Jim Janke, a retired finance professor living in South Dakota, is fascinated by the West. He has a large collection of books on western lore and history, and he has traveled and continues to travel widely throughout the West, using the locales and stories as inspiration for his Western novels.

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