Hell Paso: Life and Death in the Old West's Most Dangerous Town (Hardcover)

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Spanning a thirty-year period, from the late 1800s until the 1920s, Hell Paso is the true story of the desperate men and notorious women that made El Paso, Texas the Old West's most dangerous town. Supported by official court documents, government records, oral histories and period newspaper accounts, this book offers a bird's eye view of the one-time "murder metropolis" of the Southwest.

About the Author

Samuel K. Dolan is a documentary writer, director and Emmy Award-winning television producer. Growing up in Northern Arizona, Dolan got his start in film and television at age 13, riding horses in feature films and TV shows, including 1993's Tombstone. Since 2004, Dolan has produced dozens of programs for History Channel, Military Channel, American Heroes Channel, and National Geographic. In 2010, Dolan developed a series for National Geographic called Navajo Cops. For two years he led a camera team on patrol with the Navajo Tribal Police, and wrote four episodes of that seven-part series. He has also appeared as an on-camera expert in numerous segments for the History Channel and other cable networks. Dolan's first non-fiction book, "Cowboys and Gangsters: Stories of an Untamed Southwest," was published by TwoDot in 2016 and was listed as one of True West Magazine's annual "Best of the West." The book chronicled violence in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas during the Prohibition-era. Dolan currently lives in Missoula, Montana with his wife and son.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781493041503
ISBN-10: 1493041509
Publisher: Two Dot Books
Publication Date: December 18th, 2020
Pages: 456
Language: English