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Wicked women : notorious, mischievous, and wayward ladies from the Old West  Cover Image Book Book

Wicked women : notorious, mischievous, and wayward ladies from the Old West

Enss, Chris 1961- (Author).

Summary: "This collection of short, action-filled stories of the Old West's most egregiously badly behaved female outlaws, gamblers, soiled doves, and other wicked women by award-winning Western history author Chris Enss offers a glimpse into Western Women's experience that's less sunbonnets and more six-shooters. During the late nineteenth century, while men were settling the new frontier and rushing off to the latest boom towns, women of easy virtue found wicked lives west of the Mississippi when they followed fortune hunters seeking gold and land in an unsettled territory. Prostitutes and female gamblers hoped to capitalize on the vices of the intrepid pioneers. Pulling together stories of ladies caught in the acts of mayhem, distraction, murder, and highway robbery, it will include famous names like Belle Starr and Big Nose Kate, as well as lesser known characters"--

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Brazil PL - Brazil 364.1092 E (Text) 38160000491199 Second Floor, Non-Fiction Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville 978.02 ENS (Text) 39230031538315 Adult Books Available -

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