1

Your cart is empty.

Welcome to BuyMT.com!
We search the Treasure State to find the very finest selection of gourmet foods, unique works of art and exclusive gifts. We look forward to sharing these amazing creations by Montana craftsmen, artists and artisans!

Enjoy $10 Flat Rate Shipping On All Orders

866.683.6637 — We specialize in Montana Gifts for any occasion on any budget!

Product Image Bedside Book of Bad Girls of the American West

Bedside Book of Bad Girls of the American West

$ 14.95

Description:

by Michael Rutter
Meet Kate Bender, who brutally murdered as many as thirty people in Kansas, including children, and buried them in her family's orchard; Laura Bullion, the only woman to participate in a Wild Bunch train robbery; and Madam Vestal, a one-time Confederate spy who organized the famous Deadwood stagecoach robberies. Witness the execution of Elizabeth Potts and Ellen Watson, the first women hanged in Nevada and Wyoming.

Drawing on fact and folklore, author and historian Michael Rutter brings 21 gun-slinging "bad girls" to life, and explores their motives, hopes, and dreams. He dispels many of the myths about these female outlaws, for sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction.

Featuring forty-two historical images, Bedside Book of Bad Girls sheds light on figures and events often shrouded in fabrication and fantasy. Meet these fascinating characters, complete with their pistols and petticoats, their knives and knaves, their vices and victims.

168 pages
6 X 9
42 b/w photos
paperback
ISBN 10: 1-56037-462-4