Another Rube Burrow Book


The life story of Rube Burrow and his unique family in Thicker Than Water by Louise Murphy Gearin.

A creative non-fiction book written in storytelling style with scenes and dialogue based on facts. Gearin said  "After Rube became a train robber and was constantly hunted by lawmen, the large Burrow clan protected him with an amazing, creative communication system". Thicker Than Water may be purchased in Vernon, Alabama at the Falkner Antique Mall. Available on the internet at    ISBN 978-1-60145-171-2


 The author, a native of Lamar County, AL, grew up hearing stories of Rube Burrow. She owns the forestland where one of his hideout caves is located in Lamar County near Vernon.



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Louise Gearin




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