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Shot All to Hell by Mark Lee Gardner recounts the thrilling life of Jesse James, Frank James, the Younger brothers, and the most famous bank robbery of all time. Follow the Wild Wests most celebrated gang of outlaws as they step inside Northfields First National Bank and back out on the streets to square off with heroic citizens who risked their lives to defend justice in Minnesota. With compelling details that chronicle the two-week chase that followed—the near misses, the fateful mistakes, and the bloody final shootout on the Watonwan River, Shot All to Hell is a galloping true tale of frontier justice from the author of To Hell on a Fast Horse The Untold Story of Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett, Mark Lee Gardner.,



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Mark Lee Gardner

Mark Lee Gardner grew up in the small town of Breckenridge, Missouri (pop. 500) , in the heart of historic Jesse James country. He has written extensively about the American West, on subjects such as the Santa Fe Trail, George Armstrong Custer, Bent's Old Fort, Geronimo, and Billy the Kid. His book on the 1876 Northfield raid by the notorious James-Younger gang, , received the Western Writers of America for best western nonfiction historical book, the Best Book Award from the Wild West History Association, and the Milton F. Perry Award for Best Nonfiction Book. His most recent effort, , won the Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award, the Father Thomas J. Steele Award for History, and the Colorado Book Award for Biography. Mark holds a master's degree in American Studies from the University of Wyoming and a bachelor's degree in history and journalism (double major) from Northwest Missouri State University. Mark is also a performer of the historic music of the American West. His most recent CD is . Listen to the CD and order at In addition to his historical research and writing, Mark's passions include rare books and ephemera; historic photography; old-time, bluegrass, and classic country music; and hunting, mainly calling up big toms in the spring. Mark is married with two children and lives with his family at the foot of majestic Pikes Peak. Follow Mark on Instagram: mark_lee_gardner



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