The Second Coming of Jesse James
by Mark Herder
During the Great Depression, people lost more than their life savings. They lost hope. They romanticized the rebel outlaws who operated outside the system: John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde, Baby Face Nelson. Jack Carpenter, a third-rate bank robber hailed by the common folk as the reincarnation of Jesse James, tries to live up to his own myth, a path leading to both tragedy and redemption.