Publisher description for The story of the outlaw : true tales of Billy the Kid, Jesse James, and other desperadoes / Emerson Hough.


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These tales chronicle the_rugged lives and audacious crimes_of bank and train robbers, cattle rustlers, horse thieves, and other desperados. Recounted mainly by_the outlaws themselves_along with_eyewitnesses to their deeds, the stories profile_Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, the Dalton Gang, Wild Bill Hickok, and other legendary figures of the Old West.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Outlaws -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Outlaws -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Crime -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1848-1860.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890.