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  • The Crack in the Lens
    Author: Hockensmith, Steve
    $ 24.95 ISBN: 9780312379421 Date: 2009
    star PW
    In 1893, Otto Big Red Amlingmeyer and his brother Gustav, Old Red, find themselves in a situation that they never expected. It's enough to confound even that most unconfoundable of men, their mutual inspiration, Sherlock Holmes.
    Suggested Reading: Elementary | Western Stars
    Updated 7.31.09
  • Etta
    Author: Kolpan, Gerald
    $ 25 ISBN: 9780345503688 Date: 2009
    Beautiful, elusive, and refined, Etta Place captivated the nation at the turn of the last century as she dodged the law with the Wild Bunch, led by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Her true identity and fate have remained a mystery. Kolpan envisions this remarkable woman's life in a stunning debut novel.
    Suggested Reading: Debuts | Westerns
    Updated 2.26.09

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