Wild Towns of Nebraska (Paperback)

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Nebraska's early towns were not settled by peaceful, law-abiding citizens. Nebraska became a home, or a stopping point for every kind of person that had an eye on the West. Many of those would be miners, ranchers, swindlers, gamblers, prostitutes or trappers, who couldn't quite keep themselves out of trouble. This book tells their stories.

About the Author


Wayne C. Lee is the authoir of dozens of books detailing the history of the settlement of the plains states. A longtime resident of the region, he was the author of more than a dozen books about the people and events that described the legendary lawlessness of the unsettled plains.

Praise For…


"I know you love Western stories. Everybody loves Western stories. This book is full of them. Forget Texas, Arizona, Nevada etc. Nebraska had her wild and woolly Western towns, too. Like Ogallala, North Platte, Kearney, Omaha and Broken Bow."—Broox Sledge, Neshoba Democrat
-Broox Sledge

Product Details
ISBN: 9780870043253
ISBN-10: 0870043250
Publisher: Caxton Press
Publication Date: October 1988
Pages: 147
Language: English
Series: Nebraska