Pearl Hart, The Lady Bandit, female stage coach robber, famed woman robber.

I had a homework assignment in one of my classes last semester where we researched old newspapers. I came across a story about Pearl Hart, which peaked my interest. Hart caused a stir among the media for being a woman robber.

Here's a series of stories that were originally published in The Arizona Silver Belt the summer of 1899. To be honest, I was a little obsessed with this person's story for awhile. I even tried writing some historical fiction, but I stopped after finding an awesome short story called "Hart and Boot," by Tim Pratt. The magical realism story made me realize that I should just enjoy it for what it was.

Let me know what you guys think.

Comments

richzombie July 30, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m.

great stuff an interesting story / character

0

Donna P. Crilly Aug. 1, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m.

It is fascinating! It's cool to find rea-life characters like the infamous Lady Bandit.

0

Sign in to comment

Join our
newsletter list

Enter to win $25 at Broken Yolk Cafe

Each newsletter subscription
means another chance to win!

Close