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Gangs and Outlaws of Western Pennsylvania - 9781609495503

Un libro in lingua di Thomas White Michael Hassett edito da History Pr, 2012

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Violent bank heists, bold train robberies and hardened gangs all tear across the history of the wild west—western Pennsylvania, that is. The region played reluctant host to the likes of the infamous Biddle Boys, who escaped Allegheny County Jail by romancing the warden’s wife, and the Cooley Gang, which held Fayette County in its violent grip at the close of the nineteenth century. Then there was Pennsylvania’s own Bonnie and Clyde—Irene and Glenn—whose murderous misadventures earned the “trigger blonde” and her beau the electric chair in 1931. From the perilous train tracks of Erie to the gritty streets of Pittsburgh, authors Thomas White and Michael Hassett trace the dark history of the crooks, murderers and outlaws who both terrorized and fascinated the citizenry of western Pennsylvania.

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