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Dime Novel Desperadoes: The Notorious Maxwell Brothers

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A thrilling true crime narrative and groundbreaking historical account, Dime Novel Desperadoes recovers the long-forgotten story of Ed and Lon Maxwell, the outlaw brothers from Illinois who once rivaled Jesse and Frank James in national notoriety. Growing up hard as the sons of a struggling tenant farmer, the Maxwell brothers started their lawbreaking as robbers and horse
Hardcover, 448 pages
Published July 16th 2008 by University of Illinois Press (first published January 1st 2008)
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Fun read, Historical. Author took a few to many libertys with what he thought was going on in the world at this time. interesting perspective on social class's
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