Author: Jack DeMattos
Works Published by UNT Press
They Called Him Buckskin Frank: The Life and Adventures of Nashville Franklyn Leslie
— Vol. 19: of A. C. Greene Series
Published: June, 2018 Pages: 272 Features: 31 b&w illus. 2 maps. Notes. Bib. Index.
Nashville Franklyn “Buckskin Frank” Leslie was a man of mystery during his lifetime. His reputation has rested on two gunfights—both in storied Tombstone, Arizona—but he was much more than a deadly gunfighter. Jack DeMattos and Chuck Parsons have combined their research efforts to help solve the questions of where Leslie came from and how he died. more... about They Called Him Buckskin Frank: The Life and Adventures of Nashville Franklyn Leslie
The Notorious Luke Short: Sporting Man of the Wild West
— Vol. 16: of A. C. Greene Series
Published: June, 2015 Pages: 352 Features: 55 b&w photos. Notes. Bib. Index.
Luke Short perfected his skills as a gambler in locations that included Leadville, Tombstone, Dodge City, and Fort Worth. In 1883, in what became known as the “Dodge City War,” he banded together with Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and others to protect his ownership interests in the Long Branch Saloon—an event commemorated by the famous “Dodge City Peace Commission” photograph. more... about The Notorious Luke Short: Sporting Man of the Wild West
- Co-Founders Best Book Award from Westerners International, September 2016