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"Catch 'em Alive Jack": The Life and Adventures of an American Pioneer

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Best known for catching wolves alive with his bare hands, John R. Abernathy (1876–1941) was born to Scottish ancestors in Texas. Raised in the burgeoning railroad town of Sweetwater, Abernathy considered himself a true son of the Wild West. In his amazing life he worked as a U.S. marshal, sheriff, Secret Service agent, and wildcat oil driller. But it was the accidental dis ...more
Paperback, 215 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by Bison Books (first published November 30th 1935)
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Fascinating true-life tale of an era never to return.
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