The Life and Crimes of Railroad Bill: Legendary African American Desperado (Hardback)Larry L. Massey (author)
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Today, Railroad Bill is the subject of many folk songs popularized by singers such as Paul McCartney, Taj Mahal, Gillian Welch, and Ramblin' Jack Elliot. But who was he? Where did he come from? What events led to his murderous spree? And why did some view him as a hero?
In Railroad Bill, Larry Massey separates fact from myth and teases out elusive truths from tall tales to ultimately reveal the man behind the bandit's mask.
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 825 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23 mm
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