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Roy Bean

C. L. Sonnichsen

Roy Bean

Law West of the Pecos

by C. L. Sonnichsen

  • 177 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: general,
  • Laws of Other Jurisdictions & General Law,
  • United States - State & Local,
  • History,
  • Texas - Local History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Justices of the peace,
  • General,
  • Bean, Roy,
  • History / General,
  • Biography,
  • d. 1903,
  • 1846-1950,
  • Bean, Roy,,
  • Texas

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7906259M
    ISBN 10080329204X
    ISBN 109780803292048

    Still, a new book is being written by historian Jack Skiles, 54, who as a child used the saloon as a playhouse and who today serves as supervisor of the Judge Roy Bean Visitor : MIKE COCHRAN. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Find Roy Bean by Sonnichsen, C L at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. COVID Update. May 4, Biblio is open and shipping orders. Read more here.

      Stories about the abusive Judge Roy Bean got out in the world, and rather than drive people away, everyone on the trains wanted to stop and get harassed by the irascible Bean. You could say Bean’s Jersey Lilly was a precursor to Dick’s Last Resort in today’s world. He had a law book called the “ Revised Statutes of Texas0.”. I'm looking for information on Judge Roy Bean the hanging Judge. I want to know about his family after his death, where they went and who they were.

    Roy Bean's gold: a Western story by W. R Garwood (Book) West wandering wind by W. R Garwood (Book) Law west of the Pecos, the story of Roy Bean by Everett Lloyd (Book).   4 of 12 Jackie Skiles, 83, a retired educator and author of a book about Langtry, Texas, and Judge Roy Bean, stands on an overlook that towers over the Rio Grande on Nov. 21, Photo: Billy Author: John Maccormack.


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Roy Bean, ruffian, justice of the peace, and showman extraordinary, emerges from the book as neither sage nor clown, but possessing to an interesting degree the characteristics of both".-Southwestern Historical Quarterly/5.

His name was Roy Bean and he is the subject of this book of the same name by C.L. Sonnichsen. Roy Bean seems to have been one of those mythic American figures with whom a small ounce of truth in his stories produced a thousand subsequent lies/5(5).

Phantly Roy Bean, Jr. (), self-styled “Law West of the Pecos,” was an eccentric American saloon-keeper and Justice of the Peace in Val Verde County, Texas. According to legend, he held court in his saloon along the Rio Grande on a desolate stretch of the Chihuahuan Desert of southwest :   Should a bar patron complain of the no-change policy, Judge Roy Bean would announce himself the Law West of the Pecos and would fine the complainer, said fine being in the exact amount of the change claimed.

And that was only the beginning. The stories go on and on; the reader will find dozens in the pages of this classic : $ About the Author Roy A. Bean, PhD, LMFT, is an Associate Professor and Program Director in Roy Bean book Marriage and Family Therapy Program at Brigham Young University.

He also maintains a private practice where he sees children and families/5(7). Roy Bean: Law West of the Pecos Among his many books are "The Mescalero Apaches "and "Tucson: The Life and Times an American City". Bibliographic information. Title: Roy Bean: Law West of the Pecos: Author: Charles Leland Sonnichsen: Edition: illustrated, reprint.

Roy Bean's Gold book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Roy BeanOCOs passion, as far back as his youth in Mason County, Kentucky, 4/5(4).

Judge Roy Bean book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. -- Biographies of famous and infamous men of the Western frontier /5. VINEGARROON The Saga of Judge Roy Bean, "Law West of the Pecos" by McDaniel, Ruel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This story is set in the world of Nancy Kress’s novel The Eleventh Gate, out from Baen Books in May She is the author of thirty-three books, including twenty-six novels, four collections of short stories, and three books on writing.

Her work has won six Nebulas, two Hugos, a Sturgeon, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, and has. My choice: Patrick WIlson as the Judge Roy Bean. Great, great script by the legendary John Milius.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. blake a tford. out of 5 stars Easy reader. Reviewed in the United States on November 9, Verified Purchase. Book condition was good and arrived quickly. Its a transcript of the movie not an /5(4). Roy Bean, the self-proclaimed “law west of the Pecos,” dies in Langtry, Texas.

A saloonkeeper and adventurer, Bean’s claim to fame rested on the often humorous. Roy Bean transforms himself into the ultimate authority in the small place, justifying the title – Life and Times of the Judge – with the help of an old law book, out of which he takes pages off when he dislikes the text, and especially the pistols and eventually some companions/5.

Judge Roy Bean Country sets right some of the most enduring myths about the Judge and Langtry. But here along the Rio Grande in the rugged Chihuahuan Desert there are many more tales to tell of heroes, villains, adventure, humor, and pure misery from the romantic Old West/5(12).

Judge Roy Bean was a Justice of the Peace in Val Verde County, in southwest also owned a saloon in Langtry, where he held court and called himself “The Law West of the Pecos”. Phantly Roy Bean, Jr. was born in Mason County, Kentucky around to Phantley Roy and Anna Henderson Gore Bean.

The youngest of three sons, the Kentucky family was very poor. Judge Roy Bean Country sets right some of the most enduring myths about the Judge and Langtry. But here along the Rio Grande in the rugged Chihuahuan Desert there are many more tales to tell of heroes, villains, adventure, humor, and pure misery from the romantic Old West.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Roy Bean - eBook at Judge Roy Bean Country sets right some of the most enduring myths about the Judge and Langtry. But here along the Rio Grande in the rugged. Roy Bean’s passion, as far back as his youth in Mason County, Kentucky, had been for gold.

He tried his hand at being a merchant in Mexico, but then he killed a man in a gunfight and had to flee. A chance encounter with Jeff Kirker gives his life a new masterminded the robbery of an Army payroll in California with the. This book is true stories of Judge Roy Bean and the people who lived in and around Langtry, Texas back in his day.

Jack Skiles the author interviewed a bunch of old timers back in the s and got his information from them. One funny story involves a cowboy who was bitten by a rattle snake and how his buddies "saved him"/5.

Book Summary Set in west Texas about miles from the Mexican border near Del Rio and Langtry, All the Pretty Horses is a story of loss and adventure.

John Grady Cole, the main character, is just 16 years old and attending his grandfather's funeral when the novel opens.Roy Bean, justice of the peace and saloonkeeper who styled himself the “law west of the Pecos.” For much of his life from the time he left his Kentucky home inBean moved from town to town—in Mexico, Southern California, New Mexico, and .You know the story of Roy Bean—the man who came to prominence (of sorts) in When a passenger train pulled into the little town of Langtry to take on water Roy Bean was looking for new opportunities in the summer of