Notorious San Juans: Wicked Tales from Ouray, San Juan and by Carol Turner

By Carol Turner

From the capturing of a mystery provider agent within the wilds close to Hesperus to the "grave misfortune"? of child Adams, a not-so-successful highwayman, those stories from the lofty heights of the San Juans are choked with secret, pathos and engaging historic information. Mined from the frontier newspapers of Ouray, San Juan and los angeles Plata Counties, those tales inform of variety wars, desperadoes and farm animals rustlers, lynchings, ill-tempered ranchers with set off arms and ladies uninterested with their husbands. There are well-known and notorious newsmen, wild stagecoach rides, scapegoats and stolen lands. Carol Turner's infamous San Juansoffers a rowdy journey during the region's not-so-quiet history.

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