Known for his ability to make history come vividly to life, Reasoner strips away the dime novel legends and Hollywood myths to show us how the gunfighters of the Old West really lived, killed, and were killed.
Praised for his "well-researched" (Booklist) and "lively, suspenseful" (Publishers Weekly) novels, James Reasoner now proves that truth can be even more exciting than fiction.
Among the true stories he brings us:
Doc Holliday's Last Gunfight
The Last Bloody Ride of the Dalton Gang
The End of the Notorious John Wesley Hardin
Wild Bill's Tragic Mistake
The End of an Earp
Turkey Creek Canyon Shoot-out
Gunfight at Stone Corral
The Doolin Bunch vs. the U.S. Marshals
Rourke's Bad Luck Robbery
Shoot-out at the Tuttle Dance Hall
Wichita's New Year's Day Gunfight
Bat Masterson and the Battle of the Plaza
The Sam Bass Gang's Luck Runs Out
The Long Branch Saloon's Spectacular Fray
Ben Thompson's Christmas Day Shooting
The Man Who Killed the Man Who Killed Jesse James
These are the shoot-outs and showdowns that gave the Wild West its name, recounted here with gritty accuracy, colorful detail, and all the drama of lifeand deathon the frontier.
Editore Penguin Publishing Group
Formato Ebook con Adobe DRM