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The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford : a novel / Ron Hansen.

Hansen, Ron, 1947- (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781480423886 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1480423882 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Open Road Media, 2013.

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Jesse James was a fabled outlaw, a charismatic, spiritual, larger-than-life bad man whose bloody exploits captured the imagination and admiration of a nation hungry for antiheroes. Robert Ford was a young upstart torn between dedicated worship and murderous jealousy, the "dirty little coward" who coveted Jesse's legend. The powerful, strange, and unforgettable story of their interweaving paths--and twin destinies that would collide in a rain of blood and betrayal--is a story of America in all her rough, conflicted glory and the myths that made her.
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Description based on online resource; title from READ title page (OverDrive, viewed June 4, 2013).
Subject: James, Jesse, 1847-1882 > Fiction.
Ford, Robert, 1862-1892 > Fiction.
Outlaws > Fiction.
FICTION / Historical.
Genre: Western stories.
Biographical fiction.
Electronic books.

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