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After being reformed for five years in the Wyoming pen, the celebrated criminal Mugs Birdsong decides to found a crime academy that will instruct lawmen on the ways of means of lawlessness. He sets up shop in an abandoned orphanage in Rock Springs, and soon is instructing classes in bank robbery, train robbery, and various other sterling occupations. He sells autographed wanted posters, and persuades a banker to let him stage a mock robbery at the bank, for the benefit of his students - and that's when the fun begins.

©2012 Richard Wheeler (P)2012 David N. Wilson

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  • jmuccilli
  • 29-08-2020

Mugs, King Of Criminals

This was an awesome listen, I guess you can say it is mostly a western comedy, the story is about Mugs Birdsong who has spent most of his life locked up, his criminal career started when he was seven years old according to Mugs. They say he is the country's most famous criminal

Well he gets out of prison after doing a five year stint, After he gets out he decides to start a crime academy, to instruct lawmen on how to curtail criminals, after awhile things aren't going so well for Mugs and he starts thinking about how he can make money....I don't want to put spoilers out, so your just going to have to get the audio book to find out how the story goes.

But I will say it's pretty darn funny and Brad Wills did a great job on narrating. I received this audiobook for free and this is my unbiased voluntary review.

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  • Danny Harr
  • 30-08-2020

An Okay story

i missed something. I never could get into it. maybe it's supposed to be more funny or something. it just is not what I like to listen to. but it's not awful either

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  • Myztikal
  • 20-07-2020

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I REALLY needed comedy relief and light reading while COVID-19 crawled into our hospital.

Mugs Birdsong was delivered with a Dukes of Hazzard narration in such a manner I was waiting for a Boss Hogg whiny tirade.

This was a hoot! And I couldn’t wait for the shoes - or boots - or bullets to drop.

I can’t imagine this offending nor disappointing anyone. Highly highly highly recommended!


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