'Dime Novel Desperadoes' Captures All the Romance, Grit of the Old West

Illinois Times | July 31, 2008
Like the James brothers, the Maxwells were transformed in popular culture from reviled cold-blooded killers to daring desperadoes in the popular dime novels of the era. Then, unlike the James gang, they were mostly forgotten -- until now.

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