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By John R. Abernathy,Jon T. Coleman,Kermit Roosevelt

Best identified for catching wolves alive along with his naked arms, John R. Abernathy (1876–1941) used to be born to Scottish ancestors in Texas. Raised within the burgeoning railroad city of Sweetwater, Abernathy thought of himself a real son of the Wild West. In his outstanding lifestyles he labored as a U.S. marshal, sheriff, mystery carrier agent, and wildcat oil driller. however it used to be the unintentional discovery of a daring technique of catching wolves alive that made Abernathy well-known and drew the eye of President Theodore Roosevelt. through forcing his hand deep adequate right into a wolf's mouth, he may well stun the creature lengthy adequate to seize it, a carrier for which he used to be paid fifty cash by means of keen ranchers.

This Bison Books variation brings Abernathy's brilliant account of his existence into print for the 1st time in view that its unique booklet in 1936.

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