» Home » Western » Novels / Collections » 9781596066779 My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   

 

GET OUR NEWSLETTER

New Items more
Comic Covers 100 Pack
Comic Covers 100 Pack
$9.99
Categories
Anthologies
Art Books
Audio Books
Biographies & Memoirs
Book Supplies
Christmas
Clearance Items
Collectibles & Ephemera
Collectors Corner
Comedy
Comics
Erotica
Fantasy
Fiction - General
Glenn Chadbourne
Halloween
Horror
Magazines
Merchandise
Movies & TV
Music Books
Music CD & CASS
Mystery & Suspense
Newspapers & Periodicals
Non-Fiction
Overlook Connection Press
Poetry
Pulp Fiction
Rocky Woods Stephen King Items
Role Playing
Science Fiction
Screenplays
Slipcases
Specialty Press
True Crime
Video - DVD / VHS
Video Games
Western
  Novels / Collections
  Signed Editions
  Westerns Clearance
Articles
All Articles
Dave's Blahog
News & Press Releases
Overlook Newsletter Log
Recommended Links
Stephen King Newsletter Log
www.StephenKingCatalog.com
Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
Printable Catalog
Gift Voucher FAQ
Site Map
   Secure Payment

Direct Credit Card
Checks

PayPal Payments

Secured by Positive SSL

SSL Certificate
Black Hat Jack
[9781596066779]
$24.99

BLACK HAT JACK.

by Joe Lansdale.

First Printing! ARCHIVED and SEALED in an acid-free protective book cover upon receipt here and then sealed in plastic for complete archival protection.

OVERVIEW: The story of African-Americans in the West has been confined to the dusty, bottom shelf of recorded history and American literature. But in the vein of the old dime novels containing stories about such heroes as Buffalo Bill, Wild Bill Hickok, and Jesse James, comes the true story of one of those ten-cent novel heroes, Deadwood Dick, disguised in those novels as a white champion of justice and adventure, but in reality a black cowboy, buffalo soldier, Indian fighter, and general hell raiser.

Here, Nat Love, the one and only Deadwood Dick, writes down his version of certain events, straightening out numerous misconceptions raised in the popular and sanitized dime novels. Though his version varies considerably from the numerous volumes of adventures attributed to him, his true story, with perhaps a bit of exaggeration, is no less fascinating or exciting.

Nat was one of those Old West characters who seemed to be everywhere and met everyone that was anyone at some point in his life. ''Black Hat Jack'' details Nat's version of the events of the now famous Second Battle of Adobe Walls, where he and a handful of buffalo hunters, primarily his good friend, Black Hat Jack, were pitted against hundreds of Comanche, Cheyenne, and Kiowa warriors.

Heroics abound. Curse words fly. Humor flows as free as blood, and there's even a spot of romance. And with all that real life bravado, there might even be a few lies.

Joe R. Lansdale's stories about Nat Love are based loosely on the real Nat Love, who may have told a few windies about his time in the West, but at the same time revealed that African-Americans of that era were not all cooks and custodians. In fact, a full third of the cowboys of the Wild West days were African-American, Hispanic, or of mixed blood. This is a tribute to the real deal, as well as to the great mythology of the Old West.

2014 Sub Press. New / New and sealed from the publisher.

Reviews
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Quick Find
 
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search

View All Items
My Wishlist
0 items
Authors
Sign in
E-mail address:

Password:

Password forgotten
Create an Account
Specials more
Elysium Blu Ray Steelbook
Elysium Blu Ray Steelbook
$34.95
$17.79
Reviews more
Write Review
Write a review on this product!