"Twelve peers? Twelve half-bred pups! Well, let `em think this over. When my ten years is up, I'm gonna call on `em. If they ain't in, I'm gonna leave my card anyway. I've been a waster, a fighter, a no-good citizen, but this here charge is a lie -- I never robbed the Express!"
"A classic example of the myth of the Old West. A must for any western-fiction lover!" (ALA Booklist)...Continua
You get lots of insights into American society circa 1930 (when Max Brand wrote this) as well as a closer look at the legendary Texas frontier. For those who have seen the Jimmy Stewart or Audie Murphy Hollywood movie versions of this book, other than the title character there is little in common....Continua