Jesse James Soul Liberty, Vol. I, Behind the Family Wall of Stigma & Silence

Jesse James Soul Liberty, Vol. I, Behind the Family Wall of Stigma & Silence

by Eric F. James

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Overview

Authorized historical biography of the family of Frank & Jesse James, 1799-2000, drawn from primary family sources. Includes family photos, letters, documents, memoirs, interviews, genealogy, source citations, notes, and index. First of five volumes.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780985746902
Publisher: Cashel Cadence House
Publication date: 10/04/2012
Pages: 412
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

ERIC F. JAMES is a co-founder of the James Preservation Trust with Judge James R. Ross, Jesse's great-grandson. Eric also is the archivist of the Joan Beamis Research Archive that produced the first genealogy of the Jesse James family, Background of a Bandit, published by the Kentucky Historical Society. Eric supervised the exhumation of Jesse's twin children, Gould & Montgomery James, reuniting them with their parents per the wishes of their mother, Zee Mimms-James. Since 1997, Eric writes & publishes the official website for the Jesse James family, Stray Leaves.

Table of Contents

Prologue: A Heritage of Silence

Chapter 1: Some Kind of Outsider

Chapter 2: Talented, but Erratic

Chapter 3: Goodland

Chapter 4: An Independent Free Man

Chapter 5: The Highest Mental Culture

Chapter 6: Only a Large Soul Can Do This

Chapter 7: Breaking Barriers

Chapter 8: Underrated Men & Unleashed Feminists

Chapter 9: All for the Underdog

Chapter 10: Useful Unto the Lord

Chapter 11: No One in Our Family Backs Down

Chapter 12: Destiny on the Run

Afterward: Unto the Third Generation

Appendix: Descendants of John M. James & Mary "Polly" Poor

Acknowledgments

The Author

Illustrations

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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