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The Life and Death of Pretty Boy Floyd

by Jeffery S. King

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Published by Kent State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • USA,
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Biography: general,
  • Crime & criminology,
  • Criminals & Outlaws,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8377696M
    ISBN 100873386507
    ISBN 109780873386500
    OCLC/WorldCa37443625

      Oct. 22, Bank robber “Pretty Boy” Floyd, a Robin Hood figure of the Depression era, is shot to death by FBI agents according to Jeffery S. King’s book, The Life and Death of Pretty. Bruce R. Simon Richmond Times-Dispatch The prestigious talents of Larry McMurtry, Pulitzer Prize winner, and Diana Ossana have spun a convincing, forceful biographical novel, Pretty Boy Floyd, which sheds light upon Charley Floyd's brief, outlandish, and self-destructive ed on: Janu

    Robin Hood of the Cookson Hills. You can see the whole story of Pretty Boy Floyd by visiting our pages about his life and death. Here you will find some of the myths and legends that abound about this 's gangster from Oklahoma who became "public enemy # 1" . Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Life and Death of Pretty Boy Floyd (Paperback) at nd: Jeffery S King.

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The Life and Death of Pretty Boy Floyd by Jeffery S. King Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Life and Death of Pretty Boy Floyd Paperback – June 1, by Jeffery S King (Author)Cited by: 1. Charles Arthur Floyd, better known as Pretty Boy Floyd (), was one of the last of the so-called Robin Hood outlaws in the tradition of Jesse James, Billy the Kid, and John Dillinger.

He engaged in numerous bank-robbing exploits across the Midwest until federal agents and local police shot him down near East Liverpool, Ohio, on Octoa feat which helped build the image of the modern FBI/5(11).

Michael Wallis evokes the hard times of the era as he follows the life of Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd from his coming of age, when there were no jobs and no food, to his descent into a life of petty crime, bootlegging, murder, and prison.4/4(56).

Life and Death of Pretty Boy Floyd - Jeffery S. King - Google Books. Charles Arthur Floyd, better known as Pretty Boy Floyd (), was one of the last of the so-called Robin Hood outlaws in the tradition of Jesse James, Billy the Kid, and John Dillinger.

He engaged in numerous bank-robbing exploits across the Midwest until federal agents and local police shot him down near East Liverpool, 5/5(1). Book Overview Charles Arthur Floyd was involved in numerous bank-robbing exploits across the Midwest until federal agents and local police shot him down in Ohio on Octo This volume gives a detailed account of his life, crimes and death, making extensive use of FBI reports, and government by: 1.

The Life & Death of Pretty Boy Floyd Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Jeffery S. King (Author), Jack Chekijian (Narrator), University Press Audiobooks (Publisher) & 0 more out of 5 stars 10 ratings/5(10).

The life & death of Pretty Boy Floyd. [Jeffery S King] -- Charles Arthur Floyd, better known as Pretty Boy Floyd (), was one of the last of the so-called Robin Hood outlaws in the tradition of Jesse James, Billy the Kid, and John Dillinger.

Unfortunately, as a biography of Pretty Boy Floyd, this is a mediocre social history of Oklahoma in the '20s. It suffers from its author's inability to focus,* which one suspects is at least partly due to the fact that there simply isn't enough known of Charles Floyd's short life to make a page book/5.

The life & death of Pretty Boy Floyd by Jeffery S. King. Publication date Topics Floyd, Pretty Boy,Criminals -- United States -- Biography. Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on Octo SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Pretty Boy Floyd a robin hood or villian This book is written in an academic style and does a good job of attempting to present only provable facts.

It is obvious a great deal of research went into the book. King covers Floyd's life from early childhood to his death on Octo in East Liverpool, Ohio. My Grandfather who at the time of the of Floyd’s funeral lived in Westville,Oklahoma. He and my Father a boy of 7 made the trip from Westville to Akins, on Oklahoma Hwy 59 to attend the there at some time before, during, or after the service my Grandfather picked up a flat stone roughly 3″X 3″ from the grave- site and carved the date of the funeral and Akins, Ok.

on the stone. Charles Arthur Floyd, better known as Pretty Boy Floyd (–), was one of the last of the so-called Robin Hood outlaws in the tradition of Jesse James, Billy the Kid, and John Dillinger. He engaged in numerous bank-robbing exploits across the Midwest until federal agents and local police shot him down near East Liverpool, Ohio, on.

This is an enjoyable and thorough account of the life of Pretty Boy Floyd and of the times in which he lived. It appears to be well-researched and is very readable. The author gives an even-handed, but somewhat sympathetic, accounting of the criminal and of the people who hid him and chased him/5.

The life & death of Pretty Boy Floyd by Jeffery S. King,Kent State University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: 1. Jeffery S.

King is the author of The Life and Death of Pretty Boy Floyd ( avg rating, 31 ratings, 9 reviews, published ), The Rise and Fall of th /5. This book is about the life and the death of Pretty Boy Floyd aka Charles Arthur Floyd. He was only alive for 30 years ( - ) yet he dd enough crime damage to go down in history as one of America's bad boys bank robber outlaws.

This book is a detailed informative book about his comings and goings and how the FBI tracked him down. It is eighty years to the day since Pretty Boy Floyd was shot dead in a field in Columbiana County. But in myth and memory he lives on, conjuring a world etched in the sharp black and white hues of the Great Depression, where gangsters and outlaws still.

The life & death of Pretty Boy Floyd by Jeffery S. King; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Criminals, Biography; Places: United States; People: Pretty Boy Floyd ().

Pretty Boy Floyd: The Notorious Life and Death of the Depression Era Outlaw, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.

Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd was one of those larger than life criminals that became a folk hero during the depression. His story is part history and part lore. Larry McMurtry's handling of the tale has an epic movie quality about it which makes sense since he was once hired to create a /5.

The gunman's legend was put into song as part of Woody Guthrie's "Pretty Boy Floyd." And ina biography on his life was published: Pretty Boy: The Life and Times of Charles Arthur Floyd Born:   The Life and Death of Pretty Boy Floyd by Jeffery S King,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(29).

Read "The Life and Death of Pretty Boy Floyd" by Jeffery S King available from Rakuten Kobo. Charles Arthur Floyd, better known as Pretty Boy Floyd (), was one of the last of the so-called Robin Hood outl Brand: Kent State University Press.