- Paperback: 310 pages
- Publisher: Downstate Publications (2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0971071802
- ISBN-13: 978-0971071803
- Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 5.9 x 0.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #862,047 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Brothers Notorious: The Sheltons - Southern Illinois' Legendary Gangsters Paperback – 2002
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Pensoneau provided an on the edge of your seat description of the Shelton Gang's reign in southern Illinois history. This is a must read if you like to read about organized crime, context, culture, and history.
Yes Yes Yes would make a great movie. They didn't call it Bloody Williamson County for nothing!
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Living just south of where all this happened makes this all the more interesting a subject. This book does a good job detailing as much as possible the dealings of a crime gang... Read morePublished 7 months ago by overthehill
Anything that I can get my hands on the has history of Peoria in any way is a good read for me.Published 21 months ago by Stella Etnier
I ORDERED THIS FOR MY SON, HE HAS NOT READ IT YET BUT FEELS THE STORY WILL BE AWESOME. THE DELIVERY WAS TIMELY AND THE DESCRIPTION WAS ACCURATE.Published 22 months ago by SUE ACKERMAN
I bought the book to research the Shelton's and to educate myself on a big part of IL gangster history.Published 23 months ago by Linda
Sadly I found the text in this book to be very poorly written. While Mr. Pensoneau has cleanly done a great deal of research on this interesting subject, the sentence structure... Read morePublished on September 30, 2013 by Ruth Schwartz
Any one from Southern Illinois that really didn't know or hadn't read about the Sheltons will be surprised how much of an outlaw and notorious killers the Sheltons and other gang... Read morePublished on August 24, 2013 by william meyer
David served in the military with a member of the family and felt he was creating a false history. After reading this book he realized that the "kid" knew what he was talking... Read morePublished on July 30, 2013 by niki
this was a stunning history of the Shelton Gang of Southern Illinois ,a wonderful historical read. Do not miss it.Published on May 12, 2013 by Pj