Wicked Albuquerque
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Albuquerque’s early lawless reputation rivaled that of Dodge City and Tombstone. Its red-light district was known as Hell’s Half Acre. Brothel owner Lizzy McGrath once had a local church demolished to build her new bordello. Milt Yarberry, the town’s first marshal, was hanged for murder. And the controversial Elfego Baca, who had the gall to face Pancho Villa, survived a thirty-six-hour gunfight unscathed. Author Cody Polston presents the tales of those who slipped through the cracks of morality.
The History Press
: 9781467137980
: The History Press
: 10/09/2017
: New Mexico
: Wicked
: 47 Black And White
: 128
: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
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Cody Polston is a historian who enjoys giving tours of Albuquerque and other historic sites in New Mexico. He has appeared on numerous radio and television programs including Dead Famous (Biography Channel), Weird Travels (Travel Channel) and In Her Mother’s Footsteps (Lifetime Channel exclusive), as well as Extreme Paranormal and The Ghost Prophecies (both A&E network). Cody is the author of four books on paranormal topics, the host and producer of the popular podcast Ecto Radio and the writer for Ghosthunter X magazine. He is the founder of the Southwest Ghost Hunter’s Association and has been investigating paranormal claims since 1985.
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