Firts edition. Hardcover in black cllth boldly stamped in red. 320 pp. A tight, bright example. in the original bold red and black designed dust wrapper, also fine. The story of notorious criminal John Goode. Born in Boston, he ran away to Denver at age eleven wheer he joined a gang of "yeggman" as a lookout and second story man. There followed a forty year career of crime--train robbery, cattle rustling, pickpocketing--and several stints in jail. He eventually married the companion of the wife of a prominent New York City clergyman and, at her insistance that he find honest work, joined the police force. That career ended with a conviction and sentence to Sing Sing for grand larceny. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Red Hell: The Life Story of John Goode, ...
Publisher: Rae D. Henkle
Publication Date: 1934
Book Condition: fine
Edition: First edition.
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