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J.T. Edson
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Bad Bunch (The Floating Outfit #20)

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The war with the North was over, but Texas was still a battleground. Outlaw bands ravaged whole towns, drenching the Border Country with blood. Deadliest of all was the silent band of knife-artists know as "the Bad Bunch"...

Under Dusty Fog, the Texas Light Cavalry had held of the Yanks as long as the South had stood. Now they were called the Floating Outfit--and they were
160 pages
Published October 1983 by Hale (first published 1979)
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Ashley Brown
Jul 09, 2013 Ashley Brown rated it really liked it
I love reading Westerns, there's something about that period that just makes it a great landscape for storytellers. JT Edson is one of the most prolific Western authors that I've come across, and judging by some of the interviews I've seen he is a very funny man too. Sadly, as far as I'm aware he has now passed away.

It's been many years since I've read about the adventures of Dusty Fogg and his friends, but I remember this, very clearly, as being the first Edson book I read. It deals with a bunc
This book opens with the end of the Civil War. Despite being informed that the war is over Dusty insists on completing his final mission and wiping out a band of guerillas. He makes a fatal mistake that will nearly cost him his life. Years later a secretive group of outlaws plague Texas leaving no witness. Striking at night they successfully murder tough capable men without a fight. When several old friends join the ranks of the victims Dusty and the floating outfit turn their attention to the ...more
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Feb 17, 2012 Larry Holshu rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Good read. Good western. Great characters and an easy to follow storyline. Mr. Edson is a good story teller.
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John Thomas Edson is an English writer of Westerns.

He was born in 1928.He was obsessed with Westerns from an early age and often "rewrote" cowboy movies that he had seen at the cinema. One thing that always intrigued him was the minutiae—how did the baddie's gun jam? What were the mechanics of cheating at cards? How did Westerners really dress and speak?

His writing was helped to develop by a scho
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