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JOHN BOESSENECKER. When Law Was in the Holster – The Frontier Life of Bob Paul

book-cover2JOHN BOESSENECKER. When Law Was in the Holster – The Frontier Life of Bob Paul. University of Oklahoma Press. Hardcover, $34.95, www.oupress.com.

Biography reads more like a classic novel with Bob Paul whaling on the high seas, mining in the California gold fields and serving as constable, deputy sheriff, sheriff of California’s Calaveras County and Arizona’s Pima County, Wells Fargo shotgun messenger and railroad detective.