Wicked Women: Notorious, Mischievous, and Wayward Ladies from the Old West

Wicked Women: Notorious, Mischievous, and Wayward Ladies from the Old West


This selection of brief, action-filled tales of the previous West’s so much egregiously badly behaved girl outlaws, gamblers, dirty doves, and different depraved ladies by way of award-winning Western historical past writer Chris Enss deals a glimpse into Western Women’s event that is much less sunbonnets and extra six-shooters. in the course of the past due 19th century, whereas males have been settling the hot frontier and speeding off to the most recent increase cities, ladies of straightforward advantage came across depraved lives west of the Mississippi after they fortune hunters looking gold and land in an unsettled territory. Prostitutes and feminine gamblers was hoping to capitalize at the vices of the intrepid pioneers. Pulling jointly tales of women stuck within the acts of mayhem, distraction, homicide, and street theft, it's going to comprise recognized names like Belle Starr and large nostril Kate, in addition to lesser identified characters.

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