In The Last Outlaws, award-winning author and historian Thom Hatch brings the memorable characters of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to life like never before. From their early holdup attempts to that fateful day in Bolivia, Hatch draws on a wealth of fresh research to go beyond the myth and provide a compelling new look at these legends of the Wild West. The Last Outlaws paints a vivid picture of the two most notorious “gentleman bandits” in history.
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Location: Street: 1107 Pearl St City: Boulder, Province: Colorado Postal Code: 80302 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Mr. Hatch has two books about the Battle of the Little Bighorn to his credit. These titles, combined with his combat experience, provide the basis for his unique perspective which has caused the "academic" community to rethink certain aspects of this well known confrontation. A fascinating and eye opening new twist to the past. Thom Hatch is a popular American author and novelist who specializes in the history of the Plains Indian Wars, the American West, and the American Civil War. He was raised on Grand Island, New York, and graduated from North Olmsted High School in North Olmsted, Ohio. He served in the United States Marine Corps in a Vietnam combat unit for 13 months. He then became a reporter for the Erie, Pennsylvania, Times-News and a disc jockey and newsman for WJET-AM radio during the late 1960s and early 1970s. In 1974, he moved to Colorado where he writes books, contributes to national publications, works as a media writer and producer, as well as teaches school. He has served as consultant and appeared on screen as an expert commentator for History Channel documentaries, and is regularly invited to speak at colleges, seminars, and civic organizations. In 2005, Hatch's Black Kettle: The Cheyenne Chief Who Sought Peace But Found War won the Spur Award for the best biography of the year from the Western Writers of America. Hatch has recently completed a book for St. Martin's Press titled: "Osceola and the Great Seminole War: A Struggle for Justice and Freedom." He has also signed a contract with New American Library for a work in progress titled: "The Last Outlaws." For more information, please see web link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thom_Hatch We welcome visitors with an interest in Western history! Program format is in a casual, buffet style dinner setting at a cost of $15. Reservations are suggested by Friday prior, 10 a.m. Contact Bob DeWitt via email: firstname.lastname@example.org (PikesPeakShadow)… (more)