The Train Robbery Era: An Encyclopedic History

By: Patterson, Richard M.

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~Very Good. No DJ. Hardcover. Light shelf wear to boards; satisfaction guaranteed. Patterson has gathered an exhaustive amount of information on train robbers and robberies in encyclopedic format. The majority of the entries are for locations of robberies, such as Verdi, Nevada, and Utica, New York, or robbers such as the James-Younger gang and Henri Stewart (the only Harvard Medical School graduate among the robbers), but there are also entries for detectives and other individuals, and for such diverse topics as the Gold Train, armored express cars, and buried loot.


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Patterson, the author of The historical atlas of the outlaw west (1985) presents a comprehensive reference on train robbery, with articles on over 600 events, attempted events, personalties, places, and miscellanea. The debunking facts don't tarnish the romantic glitter. Includes many old photos. An

Title: The Train Robbery Era: An Encyclopedic History

Author Name: Patterson, Richard M.

Categories: True Crime,

Publisher: Pruett Pub Co: 1991-04-01

ISBN Number: 087108807X

ISBN Number 13: 9780871088079

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: SKU1007343