By Samuel K. Dolan

Even after WWI had ended, the quarter of Arizona, New Mexico, and West Texas stubbornly refused to be tamed. It used to be nonetheless a spot the place frontier gunfights nonetheless broke out at an alarming cost. using legit files, newspaper debts, and oral histories, Cowboys and Gangsters tells the tale of the untamed “Wild West” of the Prohibition-era of the Nineteen Twenties and early Thirties and introduces a rogues’ gallery of sixgun-packing western gunfighters and lawmen. informed during the lens of the bills of a handful of Texas Rangers and Federal brokers, this e-book covers a distinct and action-packed period in American background. It’s a narrative that connects the pony and saddle days of the previous West, with the high-octane decade of the Roaring Twenties.

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