Desperadoes of the Ozarks

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This fascinating read collects true stories of desperadoes in the Ozarks region between the 1860s and 1950. The Missouri Kid, Bonnie and Clyde, and many more are featured.
ISBN: 9781589809628
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Missouri
Images: 35
Pages: 224
Dimensions: 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h)
Award-winning author Larry Wood is an avid writer with a strong passion for the history of the Civil War and the Ozarks. In addition to penning several books on these subjects, he has contributed articles to publications such as Show Me the Ozarks Magazine, the Ozarks Mountaineer, Missouri Life, and the Ozarks Reader. Wood earned his BA in English from Missouri State University. After two years in the US Army, he returned to his alma mater and earned an MA in English. Wood was an English teacher in Joplin, Missouri, for more than twenty years before becoming a full-time freelance writer. He continues to teach a correspondence class for the Long Ridge Writers Group of West Redding, Connecticut. Wood is a member of the Joplin Writers Guild, Missouri Writers' Guild, Ozarks Writers League, and Joplin Genealogy Society. When not busy writing or researching, the author enjoys genealogy, sports, and volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. Wood lives with his wife in Joplin.
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