(The Bank Robber) [PDF] Æ Giles Tippette
(The Bank Robber) PDF Æ Giles Tippette
This review originally ublished in Looking For a Good Book Rated 275 of 5I love the American Southwest and for escapism fiction I must confess that I have a sort of closet interest in reading what is Angels in Harmony popularly termed westerns But I also have to admit that I haven t read a wide variety of authors and I m notarticularly well versed in who s who in westerns So when I saw this book available I initially thought this was a self ublished book What a surprise to learn that Giles Tippette wrote a good number of books in the 1980 s through the 1990 sThe Bank Robber tells the story of Wilson Young a young man who came out of the Civil War with no job to go back to and his land stolen out from under him In order to survive Young looks for a means to get money Since what he knows how to do best is hold a gun So what sounds like an easier job than robbing banksAs the book opens Young and two others are robbing a bank but one of the trio has a bit of a hot head and is ready to shoot an employee but Young stops it with a threat On their get away heading to Mexico they lose a horse and the money in a river Young isn t very happy with his associat. Stark blunt account of bank robbers and their falling out Tippette takes the storyline of boys coming out on the loosing side of the Civil War released
Es who he sees as bunglers He tries to make his way into Mexico assing himself of as a horse dealerI definitely liked the idea and setting for this book Wilson Young has a lot of interesting Autumn Brides potential as an old west character on the wrong side of the law but through a series of unfortunate circumstances and it might be interesting to read some of the other books I ve since discovered that there are a series of Wilson Young stories But I will admit that when I was first reading this I thought that this might be a selfublished novel Some of the dialog was weak and cheesy ieLes nor I didn t say anythingTod wouldn t let it lay I mean it goddamit Next time I ll shoot the one that s doing the interferin That done it I turned on him Listen you goddam harebrain You ought to thank Les for what he done He maybe saved your sorry neck from the gallows And in the The Princess and the Three Knights plottingast The Beauty of Believing portions of the book are completely ignored tolow ahead As the book is winding down Wilson has become interested in the daughter of a Mexican rancher He says All I knew was that she hadn t been out of my mind for fifteen minutes ever since I d seen her And yet only a few. Nto a world that has no use for them as losers and malcontents and weaves a tale of bad guys with conscience who follow the only ath they see available.
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Pages rior to this he mentions that he hadn t realized how much he liked her until he got back to the ranch And was there ever any mention of his thinking about her Not until he says he couldn t stopIt s a fairly uick read and the character of Wilson Young makes this worth considering but it s clear why I hadn t heard of author Giles Tippette before despite having spent a bit of time browsing the westerns aisle of used book shopsLooking for a good book The Bank Robber by Giles Tippette is a uick read with an intriguing main character but the story itself is on the weak sideI received a digital copy of this book from the Forbidden Love Unchained publisher through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review I found this 1970 novel reprinted in my local library After Wilson s land is stolen by carpetbaggers he becomes a bank robber on horseback He s smart and uick but one his his gang is hotheaded and not too bright causingroblems Wilson s weakness is his loyalty Eventually he gets distracted and the story takes a different direction Basic Witches of the Deep South plotline it s all about what happens along the way and what goes through Wilson s mind Different style than today s novel. Set the stage for a series of books that followed based on the main characterWilson Young this is a forgotten vestocket gem worth the time to investiga.