Kerrville, TX, October 19, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Indian Head Publishing is proud to announce that The History Press has just released the first dual-history of two of the Old West's feared pistol fighters. The Texas Pistoleers:The True Story of Ben Thompson and King Fisher.
Texas historian G.R. Williamson peels back the pulp-fiction veneer of the old West for a gritty look at the life and times of Ben Thompson and John King Fisher, two of the most infamous Texas gunfighters in history. Throw Bat Masterson and Wild Bill Hickok in the mix and you have a riveting read about the authentic West of the late 1800s. The Texas Pistoleers is entertaining as much as it is informative and it is loaded with vintage photos - some that have never been published before.
· Paperback: 224 pages
· Publisher: The History Press (August 27, 2010)
· Language: English
· ISBN-10: 1609490002
· ISBN-13: 978-1609490003
· Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.7 inches
About The Author:
G.R. Williamson lives in Kerrville, Texas with his wife and trusty Chihuahua, “Shooter”. He spent his early years living in Crystal City, Texas which is located twenty miles west of King Fisher's ranch in Dimmitt County. As a Boy Scout he hunted arrow heads on the land that once belonged to King Fisher and he fished in the alligator waters of Espantosa Lake.
He has written many articles on Texas historical figures and events in Texas history. In addition, he has penned several western motion picture screenplays that make their way to California from time to time. Currently he is at work on two non-fiction books: a book about frontier gambling and a book on the last of the old-time Texas bank and train robbers.