1983 copyright; Alfred A. Knopf publishers, New York; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket good with minor edge wear.
In the year 1881, outlaw Jesse James is at the height of his fame and Robert Ford is the skitish younger brother of a James gang member. Robert cannot decide whether he wants to serve James, destroy him or become him. From their first meeting they test each other leading to the death of Jesse James and securing for Ford a certain infamy. Basis of the movie starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck.