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Author Farman, John.

Title The short and bloody history of highwaymen / John Farman.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, MN : Lerner Publications, 2002.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron CUSD 226 - Byron MS Stacks - BR2Y-14  364.15 Far    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Juvenile Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  J 364.1552 FAR    AVAILABLE
Edition First American edition.
Description 96 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 92) and index.
Contents Who, what, and where were highwaymen? -- Butchers unite -- Dinnertime in highwayman-land -- What to wear? -- Travelers' tricks -- Reasons to be wary -- Trade secrets -- Caught good and proper -- How to hang a highwayman -- Thief-takers -- The beginning of the end -- The best of the bunch -- The end of the road -- Highwayman speak.
Summary Presents a detailed account of the daily life of a highwayman, and introduces some of the famous men and women who earned their living as robbers in Great Britain in the eighteenth century.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.5 3.0 64249.
Subject Brigands and robbers -- Great Britain -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Brigands and robbers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Robbers and outlaws -- Great Britain.
Brigands and robbers. (OCoLC)fst00838984
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
ISBN 0822508397 (library binding : alkaline paper)
9780822508397 (library binding : alkaline paper)
0822508400 (paperback: alkaline paper)
9780822508403 (paperback: alkaline paper)

 
    
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