Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid : An Autobiography

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In 1882 a notorious outlaw named Jesse Evans, a childhood friend of Billy the Kid, walked out of jail after serving a sentence for killing a Texas Ranger. Jesse walked out of prison and disappeared, never to be heard from again. Never, that is, until 1948 when he came out of hiding after almost 70 years to claim his inheritance. In the course of proving his identity to a court Jesse told some amazing stories of his time when he was an outlaw but his biggest revelation of all was that his good friend Billy the Kid was still alive. Jesse led a young lawyer to an old man named not William H. Bonney but William H. Roberts who after some consideration finally agreed to come forward and reveal himself as Billy the Kid on the condition Morrison help him obtain a pardon from the Governor before his death so he could die a free man. You see, Billy the Kid was still wanted for murder and was condemned to hang. To come forward and reveal himself was to risk being arrested and put to death but this was a risk that William H. Roberts was willing to take. He sat down with the young lawyer and told his story. That story is the one true autobiography of Billy the Kid and told only one time, to one man. This is his story.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 20mm | 379.99g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508714509
  • 9781508714507

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