A fast-moving, action-packed western, based on the true-life of Bass Reeves. A man who rose from slavery and escaped into Indian Territory, during the Civil War, to become the most feared lawman of his times. He served for over thirty years and brought more than three thousand violent men to justice before the famous Hanging Judge Issac Parker in Fort Smith Arkansas. His amazing story is full of adventure and courage. His place in history has been for to long-neglected because he was black. The newly released movie HELL ON THE BORDER is based on the stories in this book.