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Carl Janaway - Smartest Bandit of the Cookson Hills: Last Surviving Bank Robber of the 1930s, Builder of Getaway Cars for Pretty Boy Floyd Nursemaid to Al Capone in Alcatraz Prison

Gary Courtney

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364 pages. Dimensions: 10.9in. x 8.2in. x 1.1in.Carl Janaway -The Smartest Bandit of the Cookson Hills Last Surviving Bank Robber of the 1930s, Builder of getaway cars for Pretty Boy Floyd, Nursemaid to Al Capone in Alcatraz Prison. byGary D. Courtney The life, times, and character of one of the most elusive gangsters of the 1930s era, who survived by going straight after prison and becoming an upstanding citizen. Based upon the authors month-long museum exhibit of Carl Janaways possessions and story, which filled the John Vaughn Library lobby at Northeastern State University. Famous Sheriff Grover Bishop, who killed more men (17) than Wyatt Earp, chased Carl Janaway over 3, 000 miles, and couldnt catch him. Carls wife was also a bank robber, called the Blonde Bandit, of rough and rowdy Vian, Oklahoma. Janaway spent time in Alcatraz Prison with some of the deadliest gangsters of the time. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781425995881

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Carl Janaway -The Smartest Bandit of the Cookson Hills Last Surviving Bank Robber of the 1930's,Builder of getaway cars for "Pretty Boy" Floyd,Nursemaid to Al Capone in Alcatraz Prison. byGary D. Courtney The life, times, and character of one of the most elusive gangsters of the 1930's era, who survived by going straight after prison and becoming an upstanding citizen. Based upon the author's month-long museum exhibit of Carl Janaway's possessions and story, which filled the John Vaughn Library lobby at Northeastern State University. Famous Sheriff Grover Bishop, who killed more men (17) than Wyatt Earp, chased Carl Janaway over 3,000 miles, and couldn't catch him. Carl's wife was also a bank robber, called the "Blonde Bandit", of rough and rowdy Vian, Oklahoma. Janaway spent time in Alcatraz Prison with some of the deadliest gangsters of the time. </

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Gary Courtney Author, Photographer, Outdoor Adventurer & Historian Business Automation & Organization PioneerRaised in Oklahoma as a woodsman, hunter & fisherman Research and Development geophysical technician Partner in a private detective agency Air Force radio electronics technician Owner of a computer consulting firm, in Houston and Tulsa. Front Page Feature writer and books - historical and outdoor adventures Author, photographer, designer & creator of the San Juan Mountains 60-page online magazine, "BlackhawkPublishing.com", with pictures from area backpacking, Creator of museum exhibits at Northeastern State and OU Sam Noble Museum Creator and Editor of the Cookson Hills 100-page online magazine, "LakesOK.com", Designer, builder and owner of the Cookson Hills Gallery of fine art, award-winning Western and American Indian paintings, scrimshaw, sculpture & pottery Pioneer in cave exploring, backpacking, S.C.U.B.A. diving & new computer technologies Organizer & foundation builder of prominent nationwide companies Collector-dealer and authenticator of Civil War weapons, antique books, maps, and cameras Keynote guest speaker on:

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