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Adirondack outlaws : bad boys and lawless ladies

Bad boys and lawless ladies

Bedside Reader series
Title:
Adirondack outlaws : bad boys and lawless ladies
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Publisher Info:
Helena, MT : Farcountry Press, [2015]
Physical Description:
[144] pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
Bedside Reader series
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
The Brady bunch -- "Canton" Eddie Collins -- Robert Beckwith and Charles Denneau -- Mysterious Montague Gangs -- The Windfall Gang -- The black hand manhunts -- Charles Parker -- Alvin "Sam" Pasco -- Major James call murderers -- Henry Debosnys -- Ernest Duane -- Charles "Muskrat" Robare -- Lawless ladies unsolved mysteries -- North River stage robbery -- Lake George trolley caper -- The Orrando Dexter murder.
Abstract:
Local author and historian Niki Kourofsky exposes the North Country's shadowy past of crime and dark deeds. Her wry, lively storytelling puts readers right in the thick of shootouts, jewel heists, bank robberies, manhunts, and unsolved murders. Spanning eight decades of Adirondack history and ranging from Glens Falls to the Canadian border, Adirondack Outlaws is a rollicking page-turner, rich in chilling details and amply illustrated with historical photographs.

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Summary

Local author and historian Niki Kourofsky exposes the North Country's shadowy past of crime and dark deeds. Her wry, lively storytelling puts readers right in the thick of shootouts, jewel heists, bank robberies, manhunts, and unsolved murders. Spanning eight decades of Adirondack history and ranging from Glens Falls to the Canadian border, Adirondack Outlaws is a rollicking page-turner, rich in chilling details and amply illustrated with historical photographs.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Forever Wildp. vii
Adirondack Pars Mapp. xiv
Safecrackers, Sneak Thieves, and Stickup Men
Chapter 1 The Brady Bunchp. 1
Chapter 2 "Canton" Edddie Collinsp. 9
Chapter 3 Robert Beckwitn and Charles Denneaup. 17
Chapter 4 Mysterious Montaguep. 23
Gangs
Chapter 5 The Windfall Gangp. 33
Chapter 6 The Black Handp. 41
Manhunts
Chapter 7 Charles Parkerp. 49
Chapter 8 Alvin "Sam" Pascop. 57
Chapter 9 Major James Callp. 65
Murders
Chapter 10 Henry Debosnysp. 71
Chapter 11 Ernest Duanep. 79
Chapter 12 Charles "Muskrat" Robarep. 87
Chapter 13 Lawless Ladiesp. 95
Unsolved Mysteries
Chapter 14 North River Stage Robberyp. 103
Chapter 15 Laxe George Trolley Caperp. 111
Chapter 16 The Orrando Dexter Murderp. 119
Further Readingp. 126
About the Authorp. 127
Indexp. 127