If you enjoy history and are intrigued with the Wild West, check out Michigan Rogues, Desperados & Cut-throats: A Gallery of 19th Century Miscreants by Tom Powers. The lumbering era in Michigan bred some rough characters. Every area seemed to have its share of crooks and thieves. The stories are real tales of life on the Michigan frontier.
Some of the stand-outs include a pirate, a train robber and an ogre from the U.P. Truth is stranger than fiction! DB