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Robbers Rogues and Ruffians: True Tales of the Wild West

by Howard Bryan

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A series of stories reworked from newspaper columns. They are mostly from the years between 1880-1900. While entertaining and interesting they show how insecure the facts of history.

The stories are well written and interesting. I recommend the book.
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"Bryan brings us bad men who were, alas, merely human, and sometimes barely that... my nominee as the fellow hardest to beat at swapping anecdotes". (Tony Hillerman)

"Bryan's book gives a good account of about twenty-one lawless brigands ... fascinating history for the general reader". (New Mexico Historical Review)

"Robbers, Rogues, and Ruffians supplies a fresh bumper crop of good badmen". (Wild West)

"Bryan spins a great yarn, and this book is a must for people who enjoy reading about the West and the way it really was". (Scripps Howard News Service)

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Authentic accounts of outlaws and desperadoes of the western frontier, based on newspaper accounts and interviews with pioneers who knew them.

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