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Description - Life of the Marlows by William Rathmell

This 1892 account of the five Marlow brothers and their tribulations in Young County, Texas, is now back in print and expertly edited and annotated by noted western historian Robert K. DeArment. After one Marlow brother killed a popular sheriff and was in turn murdered by bounty hunters, the other four brothers were arrested as accessories and jailed. Angry citizens ambushed the Marlows during a transfer to another town: two brothers were shot and killed, the other two severely wounded, and three mob members died in a shootout that inspired a John Wayne movie, "The Sons of Katie Elder".

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781574412536
ISBN-10: 1574412531
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: University of North Texas Press,U.S.
Publisher: University of North Texas Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - William Rathmell

ROBERT K. DeARMENT, a member of of the Wild West History Association, is the author of numerous books, including Bat Masterson, George Scarborough, and Alias Frank Canton. He lives in Sylvania, Ohio.