By Jesse Sublett

Timmy Overton of Austin and Jerry Ray James of Odessa have been soccer stars who traded athletics for lives of crime. the unique rebels with out factors, nihilists with Cadillacs and Elvis hair, the Overton gang and their affiliates shaped a ragtag white trash mafia that bedazzled Austin legislation enforcement for many of the Nineteen Sixties. Tied right into a unfastened community of crooked legal professionals, pimps and used motor vehicle purchasers who grew to become often called the �traveling criminals,� they burglarized banks and ran smuggling and prostitution jewelry far and wide Texas. writer Jesse Sublett offers an in depth account of those Austin miscreants, who rose to people hero prestige regardless of their violent felony acts.

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