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The Resource Getting away with murder on the Texas frontier : notorious killings & celebrated trials, Bill Neal ; foreword by Gordon Morris Bakken

Getting away with murder on the Texas frontier : notorious killings & celebrated trials, Bill Neal ; foreword by Gordon Morris Bakken

Label
Getting away with murder on the Texas frontier : notorious killings & celebrated trials
Title
Getting away with murder on the Texas frontier
Title remainder
notorious killings & celebrated trials
Statement of responsibility
Bill Neal ; foreword by Gordon Morris Bakken
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Longtime Texas prosecutor and defense attorney mines trial records and other primary sources to analyze murder trials from 1880 through WWI in West Texas and Oklahoma. Addresses not only legal and illegal ploys but also inherent pitfalls for a nascent criminal justice system in a frontier society. Historical photographs"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.152/309764
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
KF221.M8
LC item number
N43 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Getting away with murder on the Texas frontier : notorious killings & celebrated trials, Bill Neal ; foreword by Gordon Morris Bakken
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip069/2006005618.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-295) and index
Contents
The coming of the law -- The unlikely saviors of Thomas J. Fulcher -- The 1896 Wichita Falls bank robbery -- The 1890s Wells Fargo murder trials -- Pardon me, please! -- More scandalous adventures of the Isaacs family -- Murder and mayhem in the Knox County courthouse -- Strychnine in the bride's flour -- And the perpetrator walked
Control code
64390422
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 308 p.
Isbn
9780896725799
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006005618
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)64390422
Label
Getting away with murder on the Texas frontier : notorious killings & celebrated trials, Bill Neal ; foreword by Gordon Morris Bakken
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip069/2006005618.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-295) and index
Contents
The coming of the law -- The unlikely saviors of Thomas J. Fulcher -- The 1896 Wichita Falls bank robbery -- The 1890s Wells Fargo murder trials -- Pardon me, please! -- More scandalous adventures of the Isaacs family -- Murder and mayhem in the Knox County courthouse -- Strychnine in the bride's flour -- And the perpetrator walked
Control code
64390422
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 308 p.
Isbn
9780896725799
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006005618
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)64390422

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