• Bad News for Outlaws

  • The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal
  • By: Vaunda Nelson
  • Narrated by: Kevin Free
  • Length: 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 12-01-11
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Recorded Books
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.2 (17 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson received the Coretta Scott King Award for her children’s book Almost to Freedom. Here she relays the extraordinary story of Bass Reeves, a lawman in the Old West who escaped slavery to become one of the most successful U.S. Marshals in history.
©2009 Vaunda Micheaux Nelson (P)2010 Recorded Books, LLC
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Critic Reviews

“Here, children can saddle up with a genuine Western hero in a narrative that hits the bull’s-eye.” (Kirkus Reviews)
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5 out of 5 stars
By christine aubrey on 06-08-18

Bass Reeves' life was used for Gunsmoke's hero

The man and the real hero of the west, Bass Reeves! His real life exploits can be seen in Matt Dillion (Gunsmoke) and Wild Wild West. Give a listen and you will want more. I did, I even went to see his statue...totally awesome!

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5 out of 5 stars
By richard on 02-04-17

Great story Great read

Great story and a great narration......could have kept the commercial at the end. Don't see the point.

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