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3%OFFMatthew P. Mayo - Hornswogglers, Fourflushers & Snake-Oil Salesmen: True Tales of the Old West's Sleaziest Swindlers - 9780762789658 - V9780762789658
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Hornswogglers, Fourflushers & Snake-Oil Salesmen: True Tales of the Old West's Sleaziest Swindlers

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Description for Hornswogglers, Fourflushers & Snake-Oil Salesmen: True Tales of the Old West's Sleaziest Swindlers Paperback. This lively and entertaining book tells the stories of con artists, gamblers, swindlers, and other nefarious characters who stampeded west in the quest to make money off the men and women who stampeded west in search of land and gold. Num Pages: 320 pages, 22 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1KBBWZ; 3JH; HBJK; HBLL; JKV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 154 x 17. Weight in Grams: 426.
Everyone loves a heel, especially one to whom nothing was sacred and who charmed his or her way into the hearts, minds, and wallets of bumpkins and belles alike. This collection offers twenty-four tales of petty bandits, sleazy bunko artists, and conniving conmen and –women who traveled West to seek their fortunes by preying on the men and women who went before them to settle and explore. These stories of who they were, what they did, and why they are remembered for their deeds include ample and engaging historic illustrations of the shady characters at work and at play.

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
TwoDot
Condition
New
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780762789658
SKU
V9780762789658
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 15 to 20 working days
Ref
99-15

About Matthew P. Mayo
 Matthew P. Mayo is a Spur Award-winning and Peacemaker Award-nominated writer whose novels include the Westerns Winters’ War; Wrong Town; Hot Lead, Cold Heart; and Dead Man’s Ranch. His critically acclaimed non-fiction books include Cowboys, Mountain Men & Grizzly Bears; Bootleggers, Lobstermen & Lumberjacks; and Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers (all Globe Pequot Press). He travels the west researching ... Read more

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