Assassination of Jesse James

Assassination of Jesse James

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Jesse James was a fabled outlaw, a charismatic, spiritual, larger-than-life bad man whose bloody exploits captured the imagination and admiration of a nation hungry for antiheroes. Robert Ford was a young upstart nobody torn between dedicated worship and murderous jealousy, the "dirty little coward" who coveted Jesse's legend. The powerful, strange, and unforgettable story of their interweaving paths--and twin destinies that would collide in a rain of blood and betrayal--is a story of America in all her rough, conflicted glory and the myths that made her.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 389 pages
  • 104.14 x 172.72 x 27.94mm | 226.8g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0061129011
  • 9780061129018
  • 652,956

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"One of our finest stylists of American historical fiction."--Christian Science Monitor
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2,192 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
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4 39% (863)
3 23% (505)
2 6% (124)
1 2% (36)
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