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The Mysterious Life and Faked Death of Jesse James: Based on Family Records, Forensic Evidence, and His Personal Journals

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A deep investigation into historical documents that prove the notorious outlaw Jesse James faked his own death

• Presents the legend of Jesse James and counters it with the real story, based on family records

• Provides photographic evidence, a journal of Jesse James’s, and historical records that prove James faked his death, verified by experts and civic authorities

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Paperback, 208 pages
Published June 9th 2020 by Destiny Books
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Feb 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Daniel and Teresa Duke, children of the late Betty Dorsett Duke (also an author of several well-known Jesse James' works), have come together to produce the newest in a James' book series that breaths new life into the outlaw's rich history.

The Duke family has dedicated their lives documenting James' life and actual death. Daniel J. Duke in his first monograph Jesse James and the Lost Templar Treasure amazed readers with his impressive research and analysis, delving deep through Freemason and Te
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Michele
Sep 07, 2020 rated it did not like it
Wow. Just ... wow. The lengths people will go to claim relation to a proven murder and thief.
Fact: The forensic scientists doing the testing were unaware of their subject until AFTER testing was completed, so there would be no bias.
Fact: DNA doesn't lie. But it's obvious people will for a buck.

My eyes rolled so many times reading this, I ended up with a migraine.
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John
Sep 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
Very intriguing and convincing review of the facts of Jesse James life. Fun read!
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Daniel Duke, the great-great grandson of Jesse James, grew up surrounded by stories of lost outlaw treasures. For more than two decades he has researched the mysteries involving his family, Freemasonry, and the Knights Templar. He lives in Texas.

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