Harry Lawton

Harry Lawton

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Harry Wilson Lawton (December 11, 1927 - November 20, 2005) was an American writer, journalist, editor and historian who wrote several books about Native Americans in California. One of them, Willie Boy: a Desert Manhunt, was made into a movie in 1969, by the title Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, starring Robert Redford. Harry Lawton was born on December 11, 1927 in Long Beach, California. Following his love for reading and writing since childhood, he enrolled at University of California, Berkeley after high school. There he wrote for the college newspapers and magazines. Always a visionary, Lawton opened the famous Haunted Bookstore in Berkeley, which specialized in rare Western Americana. He was also a reporter, and while working at The Press-Enterprise, he heard about the Last Great Manhunt of the Old West.
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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 290g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136536633
  • 9786136536637