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At age 65, Emmett Dalton, the sole survivor of the infamous Dalton gang makes a living by selling his outrageous adventure stories to Hollywood. Desperadoes details his memories of the murders, bootlegging and thievery he and his posse committed. The grit and excitement of these violent times are expertly evoked by the sharp pen and authentic voice of HarperCollins' bestselling author Ron Hansen.

About the Author

Ron Hansen is the author, most recently, of A Stay Against Confusion: Essays on Faith and Fiction and of the novel Hitler's Niece. His previous novel, Atticus,was a National Book Award finalist. Other highly praised works of fiction include Mariette in Ecstasy, The Assassination Of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Desperadoes,and the story collection Nebraska.With Jim Shepard, he edited the anthology You've Got to Read This: Contemporary American Writers Introduce Stories That Held Them in Awe.Ron Hansen is married to the novelist Bo Caldwell and lives in northern California, where he teaches fiction writing and literature at Santa Clara University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060976989
Author:
Hansen, Ron
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
by Ron Hansen
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
Westerns
Subject:
Western stories
Subject:
Outlaws
Subject:
Biographical fiction
Subject:
West
Subject:
West (U.S.) History Fiction.
Subject:
Westerns - General
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
19970116
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.04x5.34x.70 in. .56 lbs.

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