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The Resource Hornswogglers, fourflushers, & snake-oil salesmen : true tales of the old west's sleaziest swindlers, Matthew P. Mayo

Hornswogglers, fourflushers, & snake-oil salesmen : true tales of the old west's sleaziest swindlers, Matthew P. Mayo

Label
Hornswogglers, fourflushers, & snake-oil salesmen : true tales of the old west's sleaziest swindlers
Title
Hornswogglers, fourflushers, & snake-oil salesmen
Title remainder
true tales of the old west's sleaziest swindlers
Statement of responsibility
Matthew P. Mayo
Title variation
Hornswogglers, fourflushers, and snake-oil salesmen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mayo, Matthew P
Dewey number
364.16092/278
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6698.W47
LC item number
M39 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States, West
Target audience
adult
Label
Hornswogglers, fourflushers, & snake-oil salesmen : true tales of the old west's sleaziest swindlers, Matthew P. Mayo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-292) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Unhelpful guides: untested, untrue, unworthy!
  • Death Valley Scotty: that likeable rogue
  • The US government: shame, shame, shame
  • Al Swearengen: Deadwood's deadbeat
  • Pegleg Smith: king of all liars
  • Sheriff Henry Plummer and his gang of innocents: killers and thieves
  • Land war mongers of Johnson County: death of a champion
  • Dr. Samuel Bennett: king of the thimble riggers (and other sleight-of-hand men)
  • Lou Blonger: Mr. Fix-It (and more incurable con men)
  • Land ho! Oregon's land fraud and the false promise of Mowry City, New Mexico
  • Ned Buntline: all-American huckster
  • Mary Gleim: Missoula's wicked woman (and a pair of gamblin' gals)
  • Rustlers galore! Dutch Henry Born and Black Jack Nelson
  • Old San Francisco: sink pit of swindlers
  • Dr. John Brinkley: goat glands and radio waves (and another conning quack!)
  • Soapy Smith: Skagway's slippery sultan
  • The great diamond hoax of 1872: diamonds are for swindlers
  • Doc Baggs: Denver's high-end huckster
  • Clark Stanley: the rattlesnake king (and others of the snake-oil set)
  • George Devol: king of the riverboat gamblers (and Canada Bill Jones)
  • James Addison Peralta-Reavis: Arizona's lord of fraud
  • Alexander McKenzie: biggest claim-jumper ever
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 302 pages
Isbn
9780762789658
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2015020111
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • ocn899226246
  • (OCoLC)899226246
Label
Hornswogglers, fourflushers, & snake-oil salesmen : true tales of the old west's sleaziest swindlers, Matthew P. Mayo
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-292) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Unhelpful guides: untested, untrue, unworthy!
  • Death Valley Scotty: that likeable rogue
  • The US government: shame, shame, shame
  • Al Swearengen: Deadwood's deadbeat
  • Pegleg Smith: king of all liars
  • Sheriff Henry Plummer and his gang of innocents: killers and thieves
  • Land war mongers of Johnson County: death of a champion
  • Dr. Samuel Bennett: king of the thimble riggers (and other sleight-of-hand men)
  • Lou Blonger: Mr. Fix-It (and more incurable con men)
  • Land ho! Oregon's land fraud and the false promise of Mowry City, New Mexico
  • Ned Buntline: all-American huckster
  • Mary Gleim: Missoula's wicked woman (and a pair of gamblin' gals)
  • Rustlers galore! Dutch Henry Born and Black Jack Nelson
  • Old San Francisco: sink pit of swindlers
  • Dr. John Brinkley: goat glands and radio waves (and another conning quack!)
  • Soapy Smith: Skagway's slippery sultan
  • The great diamond hoax of 1872: diamonds are for swindlers
  • Doc Baggs: Denver's high-end huckster
  • Clark Stanley: the rattlesnake king (and others of the snake-oil set)
  • George Devol: king of the riverboat gamblers (and Canada Bill Jones)
  • James Addison Peralta-Reavis: Arizona's lord of fraud
  • Alexander McKenzie: biggest claim-jumper ever
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 302 pages
Isbn
9780762789658
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2015020111
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • ocn899226246
  • (OCoLC)899226246

Library Locations

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      1120 E. Calton Road, Laredo, TX, 78041, US
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