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Smoke From This Altar, a book that has become legendary among Louis L'Amour readers, is the very first book L'Amour ever published. It appeared, to great critical praise, for sale only in Oklahoma bookstores more than fifty years ago. Since then it has become the most sought-after L'Amour title of all, with the few circulating copies from the small print run commanding top dollar from rare book collectors. Now, at last, it is being published nationally in this beautiful keepsake Bantam edition. It was in Smoke From This Altar that L'Amour first gave public voice to his now-celebrated spirit of wanderlust. Like the short stories in his classic, million-copy-selling Yondering, and his best-selling memoir Education of a Wandering Man, the poems in this book are inspired by his experiences and memories of his journeys across oceans and continents. It is vintage L'Amour storytelling--in verse--about nature, the land, and the people who loved and braved it. Smoke From This Altar begins with a newly written introduction by his wife Kathy in which she discusses the special place this work has held in the L'Amours' lives. In concludes with twenty previously uncollected L'Amour poems selected by his family.

Synopsis:

Smoke From This Altar, a book that has become legendary among Louis L'Amour readers, is the very first book L'Amour ever published. It appeared, to great critical praise, for sale only in Oklahoma bookstores more than fifty years ago. Since then it has become the most sought-after L'Amour

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307491084
Publisher:
Bantam Books
Subject:
Poetry : American - General
Author:
L'Amour, Louis
Author:
L'Amour Louis
Subject:
Western stories
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Westerns - General
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Americana-Cowpoke Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Edition Description:
Poems deal with nature, land, and travel
Publication Date:
19901101
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
96

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Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Westerns » General

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"Synopsis" by , Smoke From This Altar, a book that has become legendary among Louis L'Amour readers, is the very first book L'Amour ever published. It appeared, to great critical praise, for sale only in Oklahoma bookstores more than fifty years ago. Since then it has become the most sought-after L'Amour
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