It is a fascinating account of the brief, but legendary period called "the old west". It describes how a unique situation in history creates a developing culture.Published 2 months ago by Timothy Fohl
Lot's of data and information , tragic story of a real Alcoholic before anyone had coined the term . He could have gone on SSI in today's world ..scsPublished 4 months ago by steven souder
you can learn an awful lot about the country as it was as you enjoy this story. we don't always appreciate how people lived in the pastPublished 4 months ago by Mair Kelly
Much of this book deals only peripherally with Jack Slade, instead delivering an outstanding history of the men who risked much, and made and lost fortunes, in their attempts to... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Marvin D. Pipher
I was raised in Helena Montana where the Montana vigilante history is alive and well. Though after careful examination, mostly wrong.
I came across Dan Rottenberg's J.A. Read more
Death of a Gunfighter was a fascinating read because it brought America's history to life during this period. Read morePublished on January 4, 2012 by nancy l pawloski
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... Read morePublished on September 8, 2011 by Bobby D.
It's not every day that a book about the Old West reminds me of the Middle Ages, but Dan Rottenberg's welcome Death of a Gunfighter does just that. Read morePublished on March 3, 2011 by Paul Cool
In Death of a Gunfighter, Rottenberg had a fascinating subject, the notorious Jack Slade, with a narrative set in the very Wild West, a Civil War simmering back in the States... Read morePublished on June 30, 2010 by Barbara Magalnick