The Resource Cattle Kate : a novel, Jana Bommersbach

Cattle Kate : a novel, Jana Bommersbach

Label
Cattle Kate : a novel
Title
Cattle Kate
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jana Bommersbach
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cattle Kate is the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. History called it 'range land justice' when she was strung up in Wyoming Territory on July 20, 1889, tarring her as a dirty thief and a filthy whore. But history was wrong. It was all a lie. Her real name was Ella Watson. She wasn't a rustler. She wasn't a whore. And she'd never been called Cattle Kate until she was dead and they needed an excuse. She was really a 29-year-old immigrant homesteader, lynched with her husband by her rich and powerful cattle-baron neighbors who wanted her land and its precious water rights. Some people knew the truth from the start. Their voices were drowned out by the all-powerful Wyoming Stock Growers Association. And those who dared speak out, including the eyewitnesses to the hangings, either disappeared or mysteriously died. There was no one left to testify against the vigilantes when the case eventually came to trial. Her six killers walked away scot-free
Summary
Cattle Kate is the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. History called it “range land justice” when she was strung up in Wyoming Territory on July 20, 1889, tarring her as a dirty thief and a filthy whore. But history was wrong. It was all a lie. Her real name was Ella Watson. She wasn’t a rustler. She wasn’t a whore. And she’d never been called Cattle Kate until she was dead and they needed an excuse. Now, on the 125th anniversary of her murder, the real Ella comes alive in Cattle Kate to tell her heartbreaking story
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10360027
Cataloging source
VFRK
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Bommersbach, Jana
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Large type books
  • Lynching
  • Immigrants
Target audience
adult
Label
Cattle Kate : a novel, Jana Bommersbach
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
532 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781464203039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781464203039
Label
Cattle Kate : a novel, Jana Bommersbach
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
532 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781464203039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781464203039

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