Butch Cassidy, My Uncle A Family Portrait
Place Published: Glendo, WY
Publisher: High Plains Press
Date Published: 2012
Edition: Collector's Deluxe Leather Boxed Edition (1 of 40)
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 31397
319pp. [23.5 cm] Octavo. SIGNED. Collector's Deluxe Leather Boxed Edition limited to 40 copies, this is copy #25. Smith sewn and bound in full hunter green leather. Gold stamped titles on the spine. Illustrated green dust jacket with a B&W photo on the front. Housed in a matching green leather clamshell box, custom made by The Bessenberg Bindery. Includes six color photographs, two documents, a certificate of authenticity, and other accoutrements. The book was signed by author Bill Betenson (on the title page, on a special limitation bookplate, and on the certificate of authenticity) on April 27, 2012.
Deluxe Leather Boxed Edition. Only 40 copies of this fine collector's edition were made. This is copy #25.From the publisher:Bill Betenson is the great-grandson of Butch Cassidy's younger sister Lula Parker Betenson who wrote Butch Cassidy, My Brother published in 1975. Bill inherited not only Lula's family archives but also her interest in setting the record straight. His quest for answers has been a lifelong pursuit which has led him from dusty jail basements in the American West to Butch's ranch in Argentina and beyond. He's often said, "If I had to pick an outlaw to be related to, I would pick Butch." He says, "I've delayed writing this book for too long; the story is no longer a huge family embarrassment like it was for great-grandma Lula's generation. It's time I put what I know on paper."