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Death of a hangman : a Ralph Compton novel

Author: Joseph A West; Ralph Compton
Publisher: New York : Signet, 2010.
Series: Signet historical novel
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Charlie Pike's old commanding officer call him to action, he cannot refuse. General Dryden was a blustery, demanding leader, and he saved Pike's life in the war. Now a judge in the wilds of New Mexico Territory, Dryden is dying--and he wants Pike to escort him back to his native Texas. But a powerful gang leader wants vengeance on Dryden, and Pike is about to find out that paying some debts can cost a man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Western stories
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph A West; Ralph Compton
ISBN: 9780451230249 0451230248
OCLC Number: 426801645
Description: 298 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Signet historical novel
Responsibility: by Joseph A. West.

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When Charlie Pike's old commanding officer call him to action, he cannot refuse. General Dryden was a blustery, demanding leader, and he saved Pike's life in the war. Now a judge in the wilds of New Mexico Territory, Dryden is dying--and he wants Pike to escort him back to his native Texas. But a powerful gang leader wants vengeance on Dryden, and Pike is about to find out that paying some debts can cost a man everything.

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