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Crimes & Misdeeds. Headlines From Arizona's Past by W. Lane Rogers

Crimes & Misdeeds. Headlines From Arizona's Past

by W. Lane Rogers

Publication: Northland Publishing Company, 1995, Flagstaff

First edition. 8vo. Color, pictorial, stiff wrappers, ix [blank], 155 [1] pp., acknowledgments, illustrated, bibliography, index. "The era of 'glorified gangsterism,' the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries takes us from the only woman to be executed in Arizona to Arizona's last lynching, and from the 'notorious' mail bandit, 'guided by the influence of the departed,' to the arrest of John Dillinger and gang in Tucson, a chapter in the Dillinger story rarely told in Hollywood versions. With its candid style chronicling many events otherwise forgotten, this book will fascinate anyone interested in the history of the American West."------- back cover promotional blurb. Information on the Dillinger gang in Tucson, Eva Dugan, thge only woman hanged in Arizona, the lynching of Starr Daley, Arizona's last train robbery, the raid on Short Creek, etc. Fine copy.

Inventory Number: 42389

$20.00