Publication: University of North Texas Press, 2011, Denton
First edition. 8vo. Signed by the author on the title page. Cloth, xix [blank], 452 pp., preface, acknowledgments, illustrated, endnotes, bibliography, index. The story of Ira Aten (1862-1953), Texas Ranger and a top-notch peace officer. During the late 1800s, Aten was involved with adventure, border troubles, shoot-outs, solving major crimes, a quadruple homicide, and manhunts. He had a strong role in epochal Texas events such as the racially insensitive Jaybird/Woodpecker Feud and the bloody Fence Cutting Wars, all of which earned him a place in the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame. As new, unread copy in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 47427