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8 edition of Getting Away With Murder on the Texas Frontier found in the catalog.

Getting Away With Murder on the Texas Frontier

Notorious Killings & Celebrated Trials

by Bill Neal

  • 250 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Texas Tech University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trials (Murder),
  • Sources,
  • History,
  • True Crime / Espionage,
  • United States - State & Local - Southwest,
  • History: American,
  • Texas,
  • Murder - General,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGordon Morris Bakken (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8255418M
    ISBN 100896725790
    ISBN 109780896725799
    OCLC/WorldCa64390422

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Q: Why do you have to use such bad language? Eckhardt " Clearly, one of the audiences Neal is appealing to is today's lawyer or law student: the best parts of the book are the "Off the Record" sections that close each chapter. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. The last story I got to, "The Inventor " tells of a guy with a big scar down his face who clips a thirteen-year-old girl in his rusted El Camino and breaks her leg.

To this day, no one knows exactly what was said, only that the woman took offense to it.

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Bloodhounds led sheriffs to a house along the highway shared by two friends, William Lockett and Holly White. Award winners will be announced at the annual meeting of the Association during the presidential luncheon.

Richardson Award recognizes the best non-fiction book published on West Texas History. A casual reader may need to consult a law dictionary to keep up with some of the terminology in Neal's chapter summaries.

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Jim Matthews, with wife Becky, proudly shows his award plaque which he received when his book, Fort Concho: A History and a Guide, won the Richardson award for best book on West Texas. Oct 21,  · FAVORITE BOOK Getting Away with Murder on the Texas Frontier: Notorious Killings and Celebrated.

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His nonfiction book, GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER: THE TRUE STORY OF THE EMMETT TILL CASE, was an Jane Addams Honor book. His first children's book, JUST AS GOOD: HOW LARRY DOBY CHANGED AMERICA'S GAME, appeared in His newest book is a historical novel DEATH COMING UP THE HILL, scheduled to be released in October /5(6).

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