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Markley, Bill, 1951-

Deadwood dead men [text (large print)] / by Bill Markley. - Large Print edition. - 443 pages ; 22 cm. - Wheeler Publishing Large Print Western . - Wheeler large print western series. .

In August 1876, Jack Jones, a reporter for a Chicago newspaper, is assigned to write about the doings of Deadwood, Dakota Territory-an illegal gold camp that knows no law. The lure of gold in the Lakota's Black Hills draws prospectors and many colorful characters, such as Al Swearengen, Calamity Jane, Colorado Charlie Utter, Seth Bullock, Madame Mustache, and Sol Star, and it also lures crime. After the shocking murder of an acquaintance Jack Jones begins investigating an entire string of murders that begins with Wild Bill Hickok and leads Jack down a treacherous trail that has him wondering if he won't be next.

9781410465917 44.62

2013041643


Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876 --Fiction.


Reporters and reporting--Fiction.
Murder--Investigation--Fiction.
Mining camps--Fiction.


Dakota Territory--Fiction.
Deadwood (S.D.)--Fiction.


Large type books.
Western stories.

PS3613.A75425 / D43 2014

813/.6