HELL’S HALF ACRE

HELL’S HALF ACRE
Richard F. Selcer
Ft. Worth: TCU Press, 1991. xvi,364pp. Index. Notes. Bibliography. Maps. Photographs. First edition. Fine in an equally nice dust jacket. A scholarly, yet entertaining, account of Ft. Worth’s famous Tenderloin District. Contains information on “Longhair” Jim Courtwright, Butch Cassidy, Luke Short, Etta Place, Wyatt Earp, Sam Bass and many other visitors to the Acre. Includes a well-researched rendition of the killing of Courtright by Luke Short. Scarce in the first edition.