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Thugs, Thieves, and Outlaws: Alberta Crime Stories, Ryan Cormier.

Author Name    Ryan Cormier.

Title   Thugs, Thieves, and Outlaws: Alberta Crime Stories

Binding   Paper back

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   Not issued

Edition   1st

Size   5 x 0.7 x 8 inches

Publisher   Saskatchewan: University of Regina Press 2013

ISBN Number    0889773009 / 9780889773004

Seller ID   0000148

Warning! What you are about to read is true...and not for the faint of heart, as the crime stories collected here detail the most disturbing chapters of Alberta history. Chronicled in these pages are many of the province's most notorious killers and outlaws from the past century: train robbers, a homicidal hired hand, prisoners of war, cannibals, kidnappers, and more. Witness the moment when Peter Pockington has a .357 magnum held to his head. Be there when Wiebo Ludwig "terrorizes" northwestern Alberta...when a Lethbridge city councillor fabricates a story of being stalked, drugged, abducted, and sexually assaulted...when four RCMP offiers are gunned at Mayerthorpe. From back alleys to bedrooms to the gallows, these accounts cover everything from Alberta's largest mass execution to recent headline-making cases. Shocking, appalling...and true.

Fiction-Canada; Crime stories-Canada.

Price = 19.95 USD

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