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You Can't Win
You Can't Win
by Jack Black
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An amazing autobiography of a criminal from a forgotten time in american history. Jack Black was a burgler, safe-cracker, highwayman and petty thief.... (read more)

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A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn -- The Last Great Battle of the American West
A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn -- The Last Great Battle of the American West
by James Donovan
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In June of 1876, on a desolate hill above a winding river called the Little Bighorn, George Armstrong Custer and all 210 men under his direct command were annihilated by almost 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne. The news of this devastating loss caused a public... (read more)

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Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland
Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland
by Beau Riffenburgh
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The story of the legendary Pinkerton detective who took down the Molly Maguires and the Wild Bunch The operatives of the Pinkertonand#8217;s National Detective Agency were renowned for their skills of subterfuge, infiltration, and investigation, none... (read more)

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The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn
by Nathaniel Philbrick
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Nathaniel Philbrick, author of Mayflower, has written a gripping history of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Cinematic in scope and deft in characterization, The Last Stand captures a defining moment in our nation's past. It's history at its finest.... (read more)

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You Can't Win
You Can't Win
by Jack Black
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Train hopping, diamond heists, safe cracking, jailbreaks, hobo conventions, opium dens, and murder are littered throughout these pages. Jack Black recounts his stories of organized and honorable thievery in the waning years of the Wild West with such a... (read more)

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Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta: Celebrated California Bandit
Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta: Celebrated California Bandit
by John Rollin Ridge
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In 1854, a Cherokee Indian called Yellow Bird (better known as John Rollin Ridge) launched in this book the myth of Joaquin Murieta, based on the California criminal career of a 19th century Mexican bandit. Today this folk hero has been written into... (read more)

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Custer's Luck
Custer's Luck
by Edgar I Stewart
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This is undoubtedly a remarkable book on a period of American history about which much has been written — the period of the Indian wars in the Northwest, from the close of the Civil War until the Custer disaster on the Little Big Horn. It presents... (read more)

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Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn
Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn
by Evan S. Connell
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Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even the most basic details surrounding the Little Bighorn. Evan S... (read more)

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Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer
Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer
by John Mack Faragher
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Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History for 1993 In the first and most reliable biography of Daniel Boone in more than fifty years, award-winning historian Faragher brilliantly portrays Americas famous frontier hero. Drawing from popular... (read more)

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Buffalo Bill's Life Story: An Autobiography
Buffalo Bill's Life Story: An Autobiography
by William F Cody
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Buffalo Bill lives deep in American legend. A Kansas-bred farm boy, he went on to become a renowned trapper and hunter, army scout, Indian fighter, and finally a world showman and celebrity. As a man of the Wild West, he became known as a larger-than... (read more)

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A Complete Life of General George A. Custer, Volume 1: Through the Civil War
A Complete Life of General George A. Custer, Volume 1: Through the Civil War
by Frederick Whittaker
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In the election year of 1876 the Battle of the Little Big Horn was horrifyingly fresh to opinion makers, who divided along political lines in assigning blame. The late General George A. Custer, who had been a Democrat with aspirations to high office, was... (read more)

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Butch Cassidy: A Biography (Bison Book)
Butch Cassidy: A Biography (Bison Book)
by Richard Patterson
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Separating mythology from actual events in the life of Butch Cassidy has been made extremely difficult by the many stories told about him by family members, acquaintances, and writers after his presumed death in a Bolivian village. In an exhaustive... (read more)

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Shot All to Hell: Jesse James, the Northfield Raid, and the Wild West's Greatest Escape
Shot All to Hell: Jesse James, the Northfield Raid, and the Wild West's Greatest Escape
by Mark Lee Gardner
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It was the most famous bank robbery of all time, involving the legendary James-Younger gang's final shocking holdup—the infamous Northfield Raid—and the thrilling two-week chase that followed. Mark Lee Gardner, author of the... (read more)

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Beyond the Law (Pelican Pouch Series)
Beyond the Law (Pelican Pouch Series)
by Emmett Dalton
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Detailed exploits of the infamous Dalton gang, former lawmen who stole horses, bootlegged whiskey into Indian Territory, and committed the first American train robbery.... (read more)

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The Earp Brothers of Tombstone: The Story of Mrs. Virgil Earp
The Earp Brothers of Tombstone: The Story of Mrs. Virgil Earp
by Frank Waters
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The Earp Brothers of Tombstone and the famous fight at the O. K. Corral are well known to American history and even better known to American legend. This composite biography of Wyatt, Morgan, Virgil, James, and Warner Earp is based on the recollections... (read more)

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Davy Crockett's Riproarious Shemales: Women's Tall Tales from the Crockett Almanacs
Davy Crockett's Riproarious Shemales: Women's Tall Tales from the Crockett Almanacs
by Michael Lofaro
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The Crockett Almanacs were the best-selling and longest-running series of comic almanacs published in antebellum America. Their portrayals of backwoods women both create uproarious laughter and provoke serious commentary.... (read more)

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The Last Days of George Armstrong Custer: The True Story of the Battle of the Little Bighorn
The Last Days of George Armstrong Custer: The True Story of the Battle of the Little Bighorn
by Thom Hatch
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In this thrilling narrative history of George Armstrong Custers death at the Little Bighorn, award-winning historian Thom Hatch puts to rest the questions and conspiracies that have made Custer's last stand one of the most misunderstood events in... (read more)

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Draw
Draw
by James Reasoner
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-304).... (read more)

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Glorious War: The Civil War Adventures of George Armstrong Custer
Glorious War: The Civil War Adventures of George Armstrong Custer
by Thom Hatch
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This thrilling and definitive biography of George Armstrong Custer's Civil War years is nothing short of a heart-pounding cavalry charge through the battlefield heroics that thrust the gallant young officer into the national spotlight in the midst of the... (read more)

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"Boots and Saddles" or, Life in Dakota with General Custer
"Boots and Saddles" or, Life in Dakota with General Custer
by Elizabeth B. Custer
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The honeymoon of Elizabeth Bacon and George Armstrong Custer was interrupted in 1864 by his call to duty with the Army of the Potomac. She begged to be allowed to go along, thus setting the pattern of her future life. From that time on, she accompanied... (read more)

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