Shot All to Hell (Mark Lee Gardner)

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Shot All to Hell: Jesse James, the Northfield Raid, and the Wild West's Greatest Escape Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061989483
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 6th, 2014

Born of meticulous research and a lifelong obsession with the James-Younger Gang, SHOT ALL TO HELL is Mark Lee Gardner's rip-roaring ride through one of the most dramatic episodes in Old West outlaw history. The 1876 Northfield Raid, the last ill-fated heist undertaken by Jesse James and his cohorts, erupted into a town-wide firefight as citizens took up arms to repel the outlaws, culminating in one of the largest manhunts in US history. In gripping prose supported by copious primary sources (including many eyewitness testimonies), Gardner recounts the botched robbery hour by hour. Moreover, he provides essential background information on all members of the gang, humanizing the legends while also illustrating how they were all but destined to become outlaws. Historically accurate and written with all the page-turning immediacy of a novel, SHOT ALL TO HELL will engross you. A great choice for summer reading!

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