Local writer and senior editor at Adirondack Life magazine Niki Kourofsky exposes the North Country’s shadowy past of crime and dark deeds in a new book, Adirondack Outlaws: Bad Boys And Lawless Ladies (Farcountry Press, 2015).
Kourofsky’s storytelling puts readers in the thick of shootouts, jewel heists, bank robberies, manhunts, and unsolved murders. Spanning eight decades of Adirondack history and ranging from Glens Falls to the Canadian border, Adirondack Outlaws is rich in the details of safe-crackers, sneak thieves, and stick-up men and gangs, along with several murders, manhunts, and unsolved mysteries.
Niki Kourofsky holds a bachelor’s degree in history, with a concentration in museum studies, and a master’s degree in writing and editing. Her Adirondack roots run generations deep, grounded in the ore sand of the one-time mining community of Lyon Mountain.
Copies of Adirondack Outlaws can be purchased at Farcountry Press.
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We had the privilege of attending Niki’s presentation of her new book at a recent Cabin Fever (Adirondack Museum) event.
Lots of research by Niki enabled her to entertain us with her discussion and writing of a very good ‘Adirondack’ book!
We were surprised to find that one of these ‘scoundrels’ was our relative!!
How do I contact the author? I have a farmers market in brant lake and would love to have a book signing for you when we are open in the summer. We are on Facebook @ Clark’s country mall please contact me and I can fill you in on all the details.