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To hell on a fast horse

Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, and the epic chase to justice in the Old West

by Mark L. Gardner

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Published by William Morrow in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Billy, -- the Kid,
  • Garrett, Pat F. -- 1850-1908,
  • Outlaws -- Southwest, New -- Biography,
  • Sheriffs -- Southwest, New -- Biography,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Southwest, New,
  • Southwest, New -- History -- 1848-,
  • Southwest, New -- Biography,
  • Lincoln County (N.M.) -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark L. Gardner.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF786.B54 G368 2009
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination325 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23606449M
    ISBN 10006136827X
    ISBN 109780061368271
    LC Control Number2009025467

    Description Details Lou Prophet and his sometime-sidekick, sometime-lover, Louisa Bonaventure, are lured to an old, abandoned cavalry outpost in southeast Colorado, and ambushed. Every jail break of the Kid's is commemorated with a plaque, his grave well maintained. There have been as many books — maybe more — about Billy than there have been movies. The Kid was already famous but, when Garrett instinctively shot him in that dark room, he was dragged into history's spotlight with Billy.

    In the meantime, he runs into a town teeming with scandalous secrets and seven devils whomust pay for their sins in blood. Some would even argue that, but Gardner is decidedly not in that camp. He awakens to see the Robot Devil and finds himself in Robot Hell. Kansas Sales Tax is charged on all Orders, regardless of destination. Gardner makes a strong case that one Bill Stiles was not in fact either Bill Chadwell or a ninth man in the holdup. Weissman, tried to empty the building of its tenants.

    Gardner conveys the mayhem wonderfully, shifting focus from within the bank to the men on the street to townspeople taking up arms in defense, providing a rich visual and rhythmic dimension to the story and shedding light on a bygone era's drastically different approach to law enforcement. Some would even argue that, but Gardner is decidedly not in that camp. Maybe their most dangerous enemy is a young, griefstricken pioneer widow whose husband and lover lie dead on her cabin floor. The precinct saw 1 murder, 19 rapes, 81 robberies, felony assaults, 78 burglaries, grand larcenies, and 26 grand larcenies auto in It became known as the "most dangerous area on the American Continent".


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But it To hell on a fast horse book Garrett I found more fascinating, especially his life as a man on the make in the 26 years between shooting the Kid and his own violent death.

People as diverse as Woody Guthrie and Billy Joel have written and sung songs about the young outlaw, who died at age twenty-one. Men went from assassin to lawmen and back, where the military was corrupted the Posse Comitatus Act forbidding military enforcement of civilian law comes out of the Lincoln County Warwhere a governor turned bestselling author reneged on a promised pardon, where an attorney who may have hired out murders ends up as Secretary of Interior, and where a man who knew Billy as a boy ends up ghost writing Garrett's autobiography.

And just as fascinating as Garrett and the Kid are the other lives woven with theirs in a state where theft and killing were a path to high office. But even readers familiar with those earlier books will delight in the exciting yet smooth way the intriguing story plays out in the hands of Gardner.

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In these films he was a wanted outlaw, but he had been falsely accused, you see, and roamed the frontier doing good deeds, winning over people, and attempting to clear his name.

The sun shines down on a mountain above him, and he attempts to climb up to it but finds his way blocked by three beasts—a leopard, a lion, and a she-wolf.

In the Fifth Pouch, the Barrators those who accepted bribes steep in pitch while demons tear them apart. After the repeal of Prohibitionmany of the organized crime elements moved into other rackets, such as illegal gambling and union shakedowns."So richly detailed, you can almost smell the gunsmoke and the sweat of the saddles.

" —Hampton Sides, New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers No outlaw typifies America's mythic Wild West more than Billy the Kid.

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