Outlaw Tales of Colorado: True Stories of the Centennial State's Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits, and Cutthroats

Outlaw Tales of Colorado: True Stories of the Centennial State's Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits, and Cutthroats

by Jan Murphy

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Overview

Massacres, mayhem, and mischief fill the pages of Outlaw Tales of Colorado, with compelling legends of the Centennial State's most despicable desperadoes. Ride with horse thieves and cattle rustlers, duck the bullets of murderers, plot strategies with con artists, and hiss at lawmen turned outlaws.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762772353
Publisher: TwoDot
Publication date: 09/18/2012
Series: Outlaw Tales Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 796,867
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Jan Murphy grew up in the mountains of Colorado and first attended a two-room schoolhouse in Bear Creek Canyon, then Red Rocks School (with a view of the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre), Bear Creek High School, and the University of Colorado in Boulder. She resides near Denver and has traveled widely throughout the state, has hiked many of its mountain trails, and has taught numerous classes about Colorado.

Table of Contents

Introduction vi

Jack Slade, Gunslinger 1

James Gordon, Murderer 13

The Espinosa Gang, Terrorists 22

Jim Reynolds, Confederate Guerrilla 33

The Musgrove Gang, Horse Thieves 44

Ike & Port Stockton, Rustlers & Robbers 56

Alfred Packer, Cannibal 67

"Soapy" Smith, Con Man 79

Jim Clark, Outlaw Marshal 91

Citizens Save Their Bank from Robbers 101

Pug Ryan, Robber & Murderer 107

The Trial of Jesse Munn 115

Lou Blonger, Overlord of the Underworld 123

The Feminine Side 133

Bibliography 142

Index 147

About the Author 152

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