Jesse James was one of the most famous bank and train robbers in American history. In Jesse James: Wild West Train Robber, Elaine Landau's newest addition to the Best of the West Biographies series, the truth about Jesse James as a vicious murderer and thief becomes clear. Landau presents the reality behind the myths about Jesse James, and tells his story in a straightforward, factual way. Color photographs, a glossary, and Internet addresses are included for a more thorough exploration of the life of this notorious outlaw. Book jacket.