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The Saga of Tom Horn : The Story of a Cattlemen's War

Krakel, Dean F.; Krakel, Dean

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ISBN 10: 0803227191 / ISBN 13: 9780803227194
Published by University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, U.S.A., 1988
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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excellent copy with nice inscription from Krakel on front end page to previous owners "Who love the old west. They did ol Tom Horn wrong when they hanged him" One of the owners names is written on the same page in different hand and ink. Bookseller Inventory # 014405

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Title: The Saga of Tom Horn : The Story of a ...

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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An epidemic of cattle rustling in southern Wyoming in the 1890s and the desperate straits of stockmen set the stage for this saga of Tom Horn, a former Pinkerton detective, an expert hunter and dead shot, and one of the most mysterious and controversial figures in the history of the Old West. Some radicals in the powerful Wyoming Stock Growers Association turned to the man who once boasted, “Killing men in my specialty; I look to it as a business proposition, and I think I have a corner on the market.” Cattle thieves were duly warned, blood was shed, and Tom Horn was implicated but never charged. Then on the morning of July 18, 1901, Willie Nickell, the fourteen-year-old son of a Wyoming sheepman, was shot. Horn’s career was ended.

The arrest, trial, and execution of Tom Horn ignite fireworks in Dean Krakel’s book, and a colorful cast of cattle barons and lawmen adds to the sizzle. A jury convicted Tom Horn, but his hanging did not settle the specter of guilt.

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An epidemic of cattle rustling in southern Wyoming in the 1890s and the desperate straits of stockmen set the stage for this saga of Tom Horn, a former Pinkerton detective, an expert hunter and dead shot, and one of the most mysterious and controversial figures in the history of the Old West.

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