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The pistoleer

James Carlos Blake

The pistoleer

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Published by Canongate in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hardin, John Wesley -- Fiction.,
  • Murderers -- Texas -- Fiction.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas -- Fiction.,
  • Texas -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Berkley, 1995.

    StatementJames Carlos Blake.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p. ;
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18121434M
    ISBN 100862416655
    OCLC/WorldCa59601331

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THE PISTOLEER is a fantastic work of historical fiction. James Carlos Blake does a superb job of chronicling the life of John Wesley Hardin. Part outlaw and part folk hero, "Wes" Hardin was a legendary figure in the history of Texas and the Old West/5.

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Although Hardin was too young to be a soldier in the Civil War, he grew up an unreconstructed Confederate. He killed his first man when he was 13; he later slew as many as 25 others (maybe even 40).

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Books to :   The Pistoleer by James Carlos Blake. Berkley. Mass Market Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

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[James Carlos Blake] -- A fictionalized biography of John Hardin, the most notorious of Texas gunmen, narrated by the people who knew him. Starting at 13, he killed more than 20 men, some merely for an insult. Imprisoned.

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