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By Ramon Frederick Adams, Ramon F. Adams

"This vast booklet, by way of a famous bibliographer of the West, is past query the fairest, such a lot whole and so much realized assessment of published references to western outlaws to seem till now....It will stand for a few years, stable as a rock amid the flooding maelstrom of western fantasy and legend, pointing up the reality approximately these males of the earlier who lived by way of their wits and their weapons. will probably be most unlikely for an individual learning that period and such males to take action regardless of this volume."—Los Angeles Times"Adams turns back to the books and histories of the western gunmen and outlaws and severely examines 425 titles, so much of which cost as ’burs’ lower than his saddle. Ramon Adams’ plea is that the writers needs to cease compounding each one other’s error into legend. during this e-book, with nice ability and with out malice, he has mentioned earlier errors. His booklet can be within the crucial luggage of each author on western outlaws and on each library shelf."—American West"The price of this booklet to writers and historians of the badman culture can't be overvalued, for Adams has changed rumors, myths, and falsehoods with documented historic proof. it's a e-book for all conscientious scholars of and writers at the American West; henceforth, any author of ’authentic Western historical past’ who refuses to ascertain with Adams could be, because the pass judgement on stated to Billy the child in a single legend, 'hanged through the neck till useless, useless, dead.'"—Southwest overview

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