(E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend

review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg

characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend Summary Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend 108 Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read The True Story of One of America’s Most Enigmatic and Tragic Heroes Awarded Best Western History Book of 2008 by the Wild West History Association A superb biography Foreword ReviewsAn ambitious well written effort to restore a Wild West desperado to history Readers will surely remember Jack Slade from henceforth A treat for Western history buffs and fans of true crime Kirkus Reviews An enjoyable read and it is also a heroic effort Wall Street Journal Every bit the page turner as Roughing It with one added advantage Rottenberg's book approaches the truth Wild West magazine Now and then a book of Western history comes along that captures an era and clears up many a mystery; Death of a Gunfighter is such a book Colorado Central magazine In 1859 as the United States careened toward civil war Washington's only northern link with America's richest state California was a stagec Very well researched and documented story on Jack Slade I learned much about him during a visit to Virginia City MT He had an amazing interesting life from the Pony Express days to the Road Agents and Vigilantes of Montana Territory Very well done book on Western history Recommend

characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend

Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend

characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend Summary Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend 108 Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read Ving him without challenges his life descended into an alcoholic Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde nightmare transforming him from a courageous leader charming gentleman and devoted husband into a vicious uick triggered ruffian a purported outlaw who finally lost his life at the hands of vigilantesSince Slade's death in 1864 persistent myths and stories have defied the efforts of writers and historians including Mark Twain to capture the real Jack Slade Despite his notoriety the pieces of Slade's fascinating life including his marriage to the beautiful Maria Virginia have remained scattered and hidden He was never photographed and left almost no personal writings not even a letter In Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade the West's Most Elusive Legend journalist Dan Rottenberg assembles years of research to reveal the true story of Jack Slade one of America's greatest tragic heroes Wow What a book I got this book from the library because I was out of western books to read And it impressed the heck out of me I actually bought this book online I enjoyed it so much It s an incredibly well researched book revealing a character misjudged and misunderstood by history Rottenberg goes in detail about the Stagecoach lines the Overland Trail the history of the Slade family Superbly researched highly recommended

review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg

characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend Summary Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend 108 Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read Oach line operating between Missouri and the Pacific Yet the stage line was plagued by graft outlaws and hostile Indians At this critical moment the company enlisted a former wagon train captain and Mexican War veteran to clean up its most dangerous division Over the next three years Joseph Alfred Jack Slade exceeded his employers' wildest dreams capturing bandits and horse thieves and driving away gangs; he even shot to death a disruptive employee He kept the stagecoaches and the US Mail running and helped launch the Pony Express all of which kept California in the Union and without California's gold the Union would have failed to finance its cause Across the Great Plains he became known as The Law West of KearnySlade's legend grew when he was shot multiple times and left for dead only to survive and exact revenge on his would be killer But once Slade had restored the peace lea Elusive is the key word in the book s title Although this is a book that is a well researched history of the Western Stage Coach Era 1858 to 1964 it is less of a biography and even less about the death of a gunfighter It tells the story and dissects the legend of Jack Slade who was not even called Jack until after his death in 1864 Slade or his legend was made most famous by Mark Twain in his book Roughing It Twain wrote Slade s story some time after the two of them had only spent an hour together at a stage stop What Twain invented was mostly fiction romanced as fact The real Jack Slade was in fact Joseph Alfred Slade 1831 1864 who for most of his life worked to create and maintain the northern transportation route from Missouri to Califor


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  1. says: characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read

    (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend not bad of the history of the overland stage then Slade but not mad 3 12 stars

  2. says: (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read

    (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend I greatly appreciated this book It is one of the better historical accounts of the west from 1859 to 1864 that I have read h which included the life of Jack Slade Very entertaining and sad Worth the read

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    Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend Very well researched and documented story on Jack Slade I learned much about him during a visit to Virginia City MT He had an amazing interesting life from the Pony Express days to the Road Agents and Vigilantes of Montana Territory Very well done book on Western history Recommend

  4. says: (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend

    review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend Elusive is the key word in the book’s title Although this is a book that is a well researched history of the Western Stage Coach Era 1858 t

  5. says: (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg

    (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend Extremely well written and meticulously researched story this biography aims to encompass every known fact about Jack Slade a forgotten character who seems to have played a pivotal role in the development of the Old West

  6. says: review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend

    characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg This was a gift from my brother for X mas last year that I finally got around to It goes along with my collection of American West nonfiction all of which I've picked upbeen gifted in my uest for knowledgefiction research and a general desire to read nonfiction Coming at it from that perspective I genuinely enj

  7. says: (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend

    (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg A very good read I didn't know what to expect especially as the author starts out saying that not much is really known about the title character; that most of what is known is myth But the author did an excellent job of placing Slade in his time and place Learned a lot about freight and stage coach transportation in the early days of the Rocky Mountain West Also learned a lot about vigilante justice or lack of justice in those e

  8. says: characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend

    (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg Wow What a book I got this book from the library because I was out of western books to read And it impressed the heck out of me I actually bought this book online I enjoyed it so much It's an incredibly well researched book revealing a character misjudged and misunderstood by history Rottenberg goes in detail about the Stagecoach lines the Overland Trail the history of the Slade family Superbly researched hi

  9. says: characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read

    characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg Pretty good history of the Pony Express years out West despite the lack of hard facts about Slade himself

  10. says: review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ò Dan Rottenberg Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend

    (E–pub READ) Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend Dan Rottenberg Ò 8 Free read characters Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend Good history of Western gunfighter No relation

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  • Hardcover
  • 536
  • Death of a Gunfighter The uest for Jack Slade The West's Most Elusive Legend
  • Dan Rottenberg
  • English
  • 14 August 2020
  • 9781594160707