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The Life and Death of Juan Coy : Outlaw and Lawman
by Charles L. Olmsted and Edward Coy Ybarra




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The West was still wild in South Texas in the 1880s and 1890s for a rich Anglo landowner and a Mexican hired gun-outlaw-lawman. The authors explore a shoot-out that was more explosive than the gunfight at the O.K. Corral in a town that no longer exists. The Coy family was involved with the law, and especially Juan Coy, by his own accounts gunned down at least thirty-three opponents. Coy earned his hard reputation after the Civil War during the turbulent Reconstruction period. It followed him through brushes with the law and his lifelong friendship with the Butler family in Karnes County.

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The West was still wild in South Texas in the 1880s and 1890s for a rich Anglo landowner and a Mexican hired gun-outlaw-lawman. The authors explore a shoot-out that was more explosive than the gunfight at the O.K. Corral in a town that no longer exists. The Coy family was involved with the law, and especially Juan Coy, by his own accounts gunned down at least thirty-three opponents. Coy earned his hard reputation after the Civil War during the turbulent Reconstruction period. It followed him through brushes with the law and his lifelong friendship with the Butler family in Karnes County.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781571683243
  • ISBN-10: 1571683240
  • Publisher: Eakin Press
  • Publish Date: August 2001
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.41 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.58 pounds


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