[Lesen] ➯ When Law Was in the Holster: The Frontier Life of Bob Paul Autor John Boessenecker – Paydayloansnsi.co.uk

When Law Was in the Holster: The Frontier Life of Bob Paul One Of The Great Lawmen Of The Old West, Bob Paul Cast A Giant Shadow Across The Frontiers Of California And Arizona Territory For Nearly Fifty Years Today He Is Remembered Mainly For His Friendship With Wyatt Earp And His Involvement In The Stirring Events Surrounding The Famous Gunfight Near The OK Corral In Tombstone, Arizona This Long Overdue Biography Fills Crucial Gaps In Pauls Story And Recounts A Life Of Almost Constant AdventureAs Told By Veteran Western Historian John Boessenecker, This Story Is Than Just A Western Shoot Em Up, And It Reveals Paul To Be Far Than A Blood And Thunder GunfighterBeginning With Pauls Boyhood Adventures As A Whaler In The South Pacific, The Author Traces His Journey To Gold Rush California, Where He Served Respectively As Constable, Deputy Sheriff, And Sheriff In Calaveras County, And As Wells Fargo Shotgun Messenger And Detective Then, In The Turbulent S, Paul Became Sheriff Of Pima County, Arizona, And A Railroad Detective For The Southern Pacific In President Benjamin Harrison Appointed Him US Marshal Of Arizona TerritoryTranscending Local History, Pauls Story Provides An Inside Look Into The Rough And Tumble World Of Frontier Politics, Electoral Corruption, Mexican US Relations, Border Security, Vigilantism, And Western Justice Moreover, Issues That Were Important In Pauls Careerillegal Immigration, Smuggling On The Mexican Border, Youth Gangs, Racial Discrimination, Ethnic Violence, And Police Minority Relationsare As Relevant Today As They Were During His Lifetime


5 thoughts on “When Law Was in the Holster: The Frontier Life of Bob Paul

  1. KansasScout KansasScout says:

    First off, this well written book reveals one of the best Lawman Entreprenure the old west had His life was filled with adventure and action At the same time he was a good man who kept on the right side of the law in lawless places for his entire life This is a must read for those looking for the fo


  2. film lover 60 film lover 60 says:

    I was going to count up the number of violent deaths in this very well researched book and list the numbers by gunfights, murders solved and unsolved , lynching legal hangings etc but don t have the time at this point in my life This book is full of action and interesting stories regarding the life and times


  3. Ray Bosnich Ray Bosnich says:

    Since I ve worked as a lawman in the Motherlode myself for over 30 years I became very interested in it s history John Boessenecker has been very helpful in filling in some of those gaps for me with his books Bob Paul for me has popped in and out of some of the books I ve read but I didn t seek him out as someone to re


  4. Mark Comer Mark Comer says:

    A well written narrative about a lesser known figure from the Wild West What I really enjoyed about the book was the way it immersed you into the culture of the day and gave a gritty look at life during the California Gold Rush If you re from California or Arizona, I think you ll enjoy connecting the places we know today with th


  5. John McCullough John McCullough says:

    Extensive history pf a remarkable man, who lived the life of endurance, danger and adventure that you normally see in action movies Also, if Wyatt Earp could keep this man s confidence and loyalty, it says a lot about who was on the right side in the Tombstone fight


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