By Robert M. Utley
Robert M. Utley attracts sharp, insightful pix of first Billy, then Ned, and compares their lives and legacies. He recounts the adventurous exploits of Billy, a fun-loving, specialist sharpshooter who excelled at get away and lived at the run after indictment for his function within the Lincoln state conflict. Bush-raised Ned, the son of an Irish convict father and Irish mom, was once a guy whose outrage opposed to British colonial authority encouraged him to scouse borrow livestock and sheep, kill 3 policemen, and rob banks for the good thing about impoverished Irish sympathizers. Utley recounts the exploits of the infamous younger males with accuracy and charm. He discovers their profound variations, regardless of their shared fates, and illuminates the worlds within which they lived on contrary aspects of the globe.
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