Tom Horn: Last of the Bad Men

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TOM HORN
Last of the Bad Men

Jay Monaghan

Introduction to the Bison Books Edition by Larry D. Ball

University of Nebraska Press

Lincoln and London

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Introduction vii
  • Notes xiii
  • Contents xvii
  • List of Illustrations xix
  • Preface 13
  • 1 - In the Light of Burning Barns 19
  • 2 - A Young Man off on His Travels 29
  • 3 - Livery Stables and Spilt Beer 42
  • 4 - A Sleeping Dictionary 51
  • 5 - Geronimo 61
  • 6 - This Lawlessness Must Stop! 67
  • 7 - Men's Scalps and Birds' Eggs 75
  • 8 - "Snake-Heads" Behind Him 82
  • 9 - Bl00d on the Rocks 90
  • 10 - With the Supermen 100
  • 11 - A New Civilization 110
  • 12 - The D & R G Train Robbery 119
  • 13 - The Eye That Never Sleeps 126
  • 14 - The Barons and the Rustlers 137
  • 15: The Johnson County War 144
  • 17 - A Killer's Holiday 161
  • 18 - The Mysterious Tom Hicks 169
  • 19 - Two Fights in a Baggs Saloon 179
  • 20 - Nigger Isam's Last Cakewalk 184
  • 21 - Willie Nickell Opens the Gate 191
  • 22: "The Dirtiest Trick I Ever Done" 200
  • 23- The Trial 211
  • 24 - "Tom Horn Has Escaped!" 228
  • 25 - "Keep Your Nerve." 251
  • Acknowledgments And List of Sources 269
  • Acknowledgments 271
  • List of Sources 275
  • Index 285
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