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Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:United States / 19th Century
  • Language:English
  • Pages:296
  • eBook ISBN:9781483530598

True Story Of Kill Or Be Killed In The Real Old West

Recollections And Personal Photos Of Gunfighter And Lawman Frank Eaton

by Eva Gillhouse and Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton

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"Fill Your Hand You Son-Of-A-Bitch" John Wayne’s fictional character Rooster Cogburn said the above in the 1969 Hollywood western classic “True Grit.” But the recent discovery of a long forgotten memoir reveals it was said in the real Old West 107 years earlier by a boy of just 16 who was a rattler-quick draw away from blasting a fist size hole into a man’s chest. This young lad would go on to be one of the Old West’s most feared (yet, virtually unknown today) gunfighters, hired gun regulators and lawmen. His one-of-a-kind memoir: “The True Story of Kill or Be Killed in the Real Old West” is a must read that separates the truth from the Hollywood fiction.
Old West Gunfighter’s Forgotten Memoir Found. Reveals True Story of Kill Or Be Killed Shootouts In The Real Wild West. Recently discovered memoir by one of the Old West's most feared (but virtually unknown today) gunfighter's and lawmen puts you behind a pair of Colt .45 six-guns and immerses you in the real life man-on-man fast draw shootouts, hell-bent-for-leather outlaw chases and narrow escapes from renegade Indians in the Real Old West. If you've ever wondered what it was like to strap on a six-gun and have a face-off-in-the-street gunfight where only the fastest gunslinger walks away - - then this rare eyewitness account of what it was like to live and die in the Real Old West is a must read that you can instantly download as an eBook. This memoir has been painstakingly preserved just the way it was written almost a century ago on a ribbon typewriter using what would be considered politically-incorrect language today. So don't expect Zane Gray or Hemingway. But what you can expect is having the same experience if Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton invited you to: "Hang up yer shootin' iron, pull up a chair and sit a spell" ...with him on the front porch of his Perkins Oklahoma home and listen as he describes in vivid details his colorful life as the Old West's most UN-famous, famous gunfighter, hired gun regulator and lawman. “The book is great. I have read other so called real west books and a few magazines, but this one tops all the others.”- Franklin Foster, Warwick ,R.I.
About the author
My friend and partner, Eva Gillhouse, wrote this book. It was her idea and she did all the work. It's just the way I told it to her — it's all true — and I'll back her with both guns. Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton