“I never had a chance.”
Kinnie Wagner was the last of the true “Appalachian outlaws.” From circus worker, to infamous “cop killer,” the myths surrounding Wagner are as colorful and imaginative as those of any mobster. Wagner’s life, however, was anything but romantic.
From one brutal extreme to the next, Wagner was usually without friends, and surrounded by abject poverty. His one advantage was an uncanny ability to escape imprisonment, and evade authorities. When the authorities had ulterior motives, and it seemed like the conspiracies crossed the states, he did the only thing he could. He ran.
This is the first installment in the History of Bad Men series. It contains never-before-seen pictures of Wagner.