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Reflections in dark glass : the life and times of John Wesley Hardin

Author: Bruce McGinnis
Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A revisionist history of John Wesley Hardin, a Texas gunman who in his lifetime killed more than 40 men. It is told from three points of view, one of them being his black wet nurse. Hardin is presented as a hero fighting to preserve Southern values following the defeat in the Civil War. It is a departure from the usual historical accounts, which portray Hardin as a cold-blooded killer. By the author of Sweet Cane.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Western stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McGinnis, Bruce.
Reflections in dark glass.
Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605149610
Named Person: John Wesley Hardin; John Wesley Hardin
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce McGinnis
ISBN: 1574410083 9781574410082
OCLC Number: 33900041
Description: ix, 180 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: [by] Bruce McGinnis.
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A revisionist history of John Wesley Hardin, a Texas gunman who in his lifetime killed more than 40 men. It is told from three points of view, one of them being his black wet nurse. Hardin is presented as a hero fighting to preserve Southern values following the defeat in the Civil War. It is a departure from the usual historical accounts, which portray Hardin as a cold-blooded killer. By the author of Sweet Cane.

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