by Jesse “Wolf” Hardin
“Beautifully written, historically insightful, and very entertaining. … Hardin makes history come alive with his inspiring prose and artful photography.” — Dennis Adler (Author of Colt Blackpowder; Metallic Cartridge Conversions; and Winchester Shotguns)
“Great book with extensive history about guns and the ‘Ghosts’ behind them.” — Doug Turnbull
“We’ve all said… if only this gun could speak. Hardin makes them speak. He shares …the best firearms ever made.” — John Taffin (Writer for Shoot! Magazine and other gun publications, and author of Single Action Sixguns, Action Shooting Cowboy Style, and Big Bore Handguns)
“a meandering journey through the American West …with some of the most colorful and legendary figures from Western history…” — Jim Supica
Shoot! Magazine is proud to present a riveting new book by acclaimed author Jesse L. Wolf Hardin. Old Guns and Whispering Ghosts brings to life the history, spirit, character, and contradictions of the Old West, while recounting the dramatic history of its legendary firearms. The spectacular photographs, frontier tintypes, and inspiring text powerfully describe the period of rapid arms development and cultural change occurring between 1866 and 1916, and the undying Western dream.