Jesse James, said Carl Sandburg, is the only American bandit who is classical, who is to this country what Robin Hood or Dick Turpin is to England, whose exploits are so close to the mythical and apocryphal. For this definitive study no significant source of information concerning Jesse James and his brother Frank has been neglected, and from it emerges resolution of the debated point: Were the Jameses common criminals or gallant Robin Hoods?
|Publication date:||1st June 1977|
|Author:||William A., Jr. Settle|
|Publisher:||Bison Books an imprint of University of Nebraska Press|
|Categories:||Biography: historical, political & military, Crime & criminology, History of the Americas, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900,|
William A. Settle Jr. is the author of The Dawning: A New Day in the Southwest.More About William A., Jr. Settle