BAD NEWS FOR OUTLAWS: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal He rode tall in the saddle and excelled at riding, shooting, tracking and every other skill required of a man representing the law in the vast and often lawless American frontier known as Indian Territory in the late 1800s. Born into slavery in Texas, he fled from his owner during the Civil War and lived with Indians, honing his skills until he was chosen for what turned out to be a very long and
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LibraryThing Review Summary: Illustrated biography of the Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves Genre: Biographical, informational Awards: Illustrations: Age Group: Themes: morality, race, good vs. bad, justice My impressions
LibraryThing Review A true eye opener to me. As a history major, I was shocked to hear of a black lawman in the wild west with such an amazing story. A little disappointed to know that this is probably one of many great
LibraryThing Review Fascinating story of an extraordinary man who went from escaped slave to top lawman. Bass Reeves had an amazingly long career bringing in bad guys from Indian territory. He even had to arrest his own son who killed his wife. He was a good and honest man who led a remarkable life indeed.
LibraryThing Review Bass Reeves was a deputy U.S. Marshall. "Everything about him was big." "But the biggest thing about Bass Reeves was his character. He had a dedication to duty few men could match. He didn't have a