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Wicked Women: Notorious, Mischievous, and Wayward Ladies from the Old West

Wicked Women: Notorious, Mischievous, and Wayward Ladies from the Old West

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Biographies GeneralGeneral United States History

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ISBN13: 9798200002245
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published: Aug 11 2015
Language: English
This collection of short, action-filled stories of the Old West's most egregiously badly behaved female outlaws, gamblers, soiled doves, and other wicked women offers a glimpse into the Western women's experience that's less sunbonnets and more six-shooters. During the late nineteenth century, while men were settling the new frontier and rushing off to the latest boom towns, women of easy virtue found wicked lives west of the Mississippi when they followed fortune hunters seeking gold and land in an unsettled territory. Prostitutes and female gamblers hoped to capitalize on the vices of the intrepid pioneers. Pulling together stories of ladies caught in the acts of mayhem, distraction, murder, and highway robbery, Wicked Women includes famous names like Belle Starr and Big Nose Kate, as well as lesser known characters.

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