West of the Creek

West of the Creek

Murder, Mayhem and Vice in Old San Antonio

by David Bowser

Foreword by Claudia R. Guerra

Afterword by Lewis F. Fisher

Hidden and long-forgotten stories of frontier San Antonio

Thirty-five classic stories fill this book about San Antonio’s seamier side, from the days of the Old West when Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson came by, Rowdy Joe Lowe ran a saloon on Main Plaza and Butch Cassidy got away from Madame Fanny Porter’s in time to escape the fate ...

  • Paperback
  • 9781595342683
  • Published: July 2023



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