Elmer McCurdy

Elmer McCurdy

The Misadventures in Life and Afterlife of An American Outlaw

Book - 2003
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Born 1880. Shot dead 1911. Buried 1977. These are the critical dates in the extraordinary life and afterlife of Elmer McCurdy.Elmer McCurdy's first thirty-one years in this world didn't add up to much. He was a hobo, a plumber-come-miner, who'd jumped a train and drifted west on the back of an infectious, turn-of-the-century optimism. He was a drunk too, and, soon enough, a failed train robber.
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2003.
ISBN: 9781841153223
Characteristics: 258 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm.


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