"One of the bravest men this country has ever known," is one of the descriptions of Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves. Born a slave, he gained his freedom and became a deputy marshal in the Indian Territory. He served more than 3,000 warrants and he always got his man. His character was impeccable and his sense of duty was legendary. When he got your warrant, you knew you were done for. The "Bandit Queen," Belle Starr, actually turned herself in when she found out Bass Reeves had her warrant. He used disguises and careful planning to outwit the outlaws. This is a quick-paced, entertaining biography of this strong, brave man with a strong sense of right and wrong. Blazing fast on the draw and as good with his left or his right, he nonetheless turned in his own son when the law demanded it of him. A true hero and a great role-model for this generation.
Bad News For Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves