Life of Tom Horn, Government Scout and Interpreter, By Himself

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Citation

Horn, Tom , “Life of Tom Horn, Government Scout and Interpreter, By Himself ,” Arizona 100: Essential Books for the Centennial, accessed November 28, 2014, http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/online-exhibits-dynamic/az100/items/show/125.

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Title

Life of Tom Horn, Government Scout and Interpreter, By Himself

Description

Composed while the army-scout-turned-range-war-assassin was awaiting execution for the murder of a fourteen-year-old-boy in Wyoming, Horn’s colorful autobiography provides an entertaining, if greatly embellished and frequently inaccurate, view of the Apache campaigns from the rear ranks. Horn may not have always done what he claims he did, but he was there and this alone commands our attention. His popular memoir also furnishes readers with ample evidence of the boastful temperament, common among frontier characters, that made him a legend in his own lifetime and, eventually, led him to the gallows. --Bruce J. Dinges.

Creator

Horn, Tom

Publisher

Denver: The Louthan Book Company, 1904.

Date

1904

Format

317 p. incl. front. plates, ports., facsims. 19 cm.

Language

eng

Type

book

Identifier

B9791 H81 1904 Sp Coll