Edition: First printing.
New York: Forge / Tom Doherty Associates, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Although probably best known as an award winning writer of crime fiction, Estleman is equally praised for his historical fiction set in the American West - he has received four Western Writers of American Golden Spur Awards, three Western Heritage Awards. In this novel, Billy Gashade is just 16 years old when the New York draft riots break out in 1863. When he winds up on the wrong side of Boss Tweedm he is forced to flee the city. In his travels across the continent, he "encounters Quantrill's Confederate guerrillas in Kansas, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hicock, Billy the Kid and General George Armstrong Custer, to name just a few." SIGNED on the title page. 351 pp. ISBN: 0-31285997X.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.