Wicked Women

Wicked Women

Notorious, Mischievous, and Wayward Ladies From the Old West

eBook - 2015
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"This collection of short, action-filled stories of the Old West's most egregiously badly behaved female outlaws, gamblers, soiled doves, and other wicked women by award-winning Western history author Chris Enss offers a glimpse into Western Women's experience that's less sunbonnets and more six-shooters. During the late nineteenth century, while men were settling the new frontier and rushing off to the latest boom towns, women of easy virtue found wicked lives west of the Mississippi when they followed fortune hunters seeking gold and land in an unsettled territory. Prostitutes and female gamblers hoped to capitalize on the vices of the intrepid pioneers. Pulling together stories of ladies caught in the acts of mayhem, distraction, murder, and highway robbery, it will include famous names like Belle Starr and Big Nose Kate, as well as lesser known characters"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Helena, Montana : TwoDot, 2015
ISBN: 9781493013920
1493013920
1493008013
9781493008018
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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