Pretty Boy The Life And Times Of Charles Arthur Floyd

Author: Michael Wallis
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393342182
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Pretty Boy is social history at its best, portraying, with a sweeping style, the larger story of the hardscrabble farmers whose lives were so intolerably shattered by the Depression.

Way Down Yonder In The Indian Nation

Author: Michael Wallis
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 0806183535
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TEXT CREDITS The publisher gratefully acknowledges permission to reprint the
following: "Oil Man" from Oil Man: The Story of Frank Phillips and the Birth of
Phillips Petroleum, Doubleday, 1988; "Route 66" from Route 66: The Mother
Road, St. Martin's Press, 1990; "Pretty Boy" from Pretty Boy: The Life and Times of
Charles Arthur Floyd, St. Martin's Press, 1992; "Thunderbirds: The Fighting 45th,"
which appeared as "These Colors Don't Run" in Oklahoma Today in 1985; "A
Golden ...


Author: Michael Wallis
Publisher: Digitature
ISBN: 0615626599
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Pretty Boy: The Life and Times of Charles Arthur Floyd ! Way Down Yonder in the
Indian Nation: Writings from America's Heartland ! Mankiller: A Chief and Her
People (with Wilma Mankiller) ! En Divina Luz: The Penitente Moradas ofNew
Mexico ! Beyond The Hills: The Journey of Waite Phillips ! Songdog Diary: 66
Stories From the Road (with Suzanne Fitzgerald Wallis) ! Oklahoma Crossroads !
The Real Wild West: The 101 Ranch and the Creation of the American West !
Heaven's ...

The Life Death Of Pretty Boy Floyd

Author: Jeffery S. King
Publisher: Kent State Univ Pr
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5. Blackburn, "Law Enforcement," 195. 6. Tulsa Daily World, Sept. 18, 1932. 7.
Blackburn, "Law Enforcement," 200. 8. Tulsa Daily World, Mar. 17, 1929; May 29,
June 9, 1931. 9. Courtney Ryley Cooper, "Bandit Land," Saturday Evening Post
207 (Aug. 4, 1934): 30. 10. Louderback, Bad Ones, 131; Michael Wallis, Pretty
Boy: The Life and Times of Charles Arthur Floyd (New York: St. Martin's Press,
1992), passim. 11. Louderback, Bad Ones, 130. 12. Oklahoma News, Oct. 26,
211 Notes .

Pretty Boy Floyd

Author: Larry McMurtry
ISBN: 9780671891657
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“I knowed Purty Boy Floyd. I knowed his MA. They was good folks. He was full a
hell, sure, like a good boy oughta be . . . He done a little bad thing an' they hurt '
im, caught 'im an' hurt him . . . They shot at him like a varmint, then they run him ...
WOODY GUTHRIE, “The Ballad of Pretty Boy Floyd” He would be thirty years old
forever. MICHAEL WALLIS, biographer, Pretty Boy: The Life and Times of
Charles Arthur Floyd Book One 1925-1929 Bill “the Killer" Miller rubbed his pistol

Voices Of The Down And Out

Author: Martin Butler
Publisher: Universitaetsverlag Winter
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ty, helped to shape the legend of Pretty Boy Floyd. Moreover, the chapter
examines how Guthrie's sung genealogy of the outlaw participated in the
contemporary discourse on Floyd and contributed to him being fashioned as an
ally of the poor. In order to illustrate the forms and ... in some of his readings. 4
The reconstruction of the gunfight in Bowling Green, Ohio, is taken from Michael
Wallis, Pretty Boy: The Life and Times of Charles Arthur Floyd (New York: St.
Martin's Press, 1992) ...

Encyclopedia Of The Great Depression A K

Author: Robert S. McElvaine
ISBN: 9780028656878
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He composed songs about the Dalton gang, the brazen female outlaw Belle Starr
, and most famously, Charles Arthur Floyd, a bank robber and killer known as
Pretty Boy Floyd. Born in Bartow County, Georgia, in 1904, Floyd began his life of
crime in the 1920s as a bootlegger and petty gambler, but his criminal activities
had escalated to armed robbery and murder by the 1930s. During the Great
Depression, poor individuals frequently lost their homes and property to banks,
and ...


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FLOYD,. CHARLES. ARTHUR. Pretty Boy: The Life and Times of Charles Arthur
Floyd. Michael Wallis. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992, pp. 354. $24.95.
Reviewed by Robert Roper. The Los Angeles Times Book Review, April 19, 1992
, pp. 2, 5. "One understands Floyd's desire to craft an agreeable, guilt-free image,
but one understands less easily his biographer's submission to it. . . . Charley's
criminality remains a deep mystery ...

Public Cowboy No 1

Author: Holly George-Warren
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199884293
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The Life and Times of Gene Autry Holly George-Warren ... J. E. “Red,” 25 Fields,
Luke, 22 Fields, Tod, 22 Fields Brothers Medicine Show, 22, 107 Fier, Jack, 134–
35, 138, 154 The Fighting Marines, 144 Film Daily, 262–63 Flash Gordon, 130
Fleishmann Hour, 103 Fletcher, Curley, 128, 156, 241, 286 Floyd, Charles Arthur
Pretty Boy,” 67 Flying A Pictures, Inc.: and Annie Oakley, 260; and color features,
290; first series, 273–74; formation of, 257–58; and Gordon, 301; lawsuits, 266;.

Contemporary Authors New Revision Series A Bio Bibliographical Guide To Current Writers In Fiction General Non Fiction Poetry Journalism Drama M

Author: Pamela Dear
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787632120
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... pleasant attributes which make up the generally agreed-upon family version of
Yesteryear's U.S.A." Talking to Devlin, Wallis said that driving Route 66 today "is
for people who find time holy." Route 66, according to Carr, successfully relays
the feelings that Wallis has for the highway, the "uniquely American sense of a
past still young and wild and accessible, of all the national times and deeds and
souls not very far away yet." In Pretty Boy: The Life and Times of Charles Arthur
Floyd, ...