Synopses & Reviews
With more than 120 titles still in print, Louis L'Amour is recognized the world over as one of the most prolific and popular American authors in history. Though he met with phenomenal success in every genre he tried, the form that put him on the map was the short story. Now this great writer—Wall Street Journal
recently compared with Jack London and Robert Louis Stevenson—will receive his due as a great storyteller. This volume kicks off a series that will, when complete, anthologize all of L'Amour’ s short fiction, volume by handsome volume.
Here, in Volume One, is a treasure-trove of 35 frontier tales for his millions of fans and for those who have yet to discover L'Amour’s thrilling prose—and his vital role in capturing the spirit of the Old West for generations to come.
About the Author
Louis LAmour is undoubtedly the bestselling frontier novelist of all time. He is the only American-born author in history to receive both the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of his life's work. He has published ninety novels; twenty-seven short-story collections; two works of nonfiction; a memoir, Education of a Wandering Man
; and a volume of poetry, Smoke from This Altar
. There are more than 300 million copies of his books in print worldwide.
From the Paperback edition.
Table of Contents
Thegift of Cochise --That man from the bitter sands --Desperate men --Dutchman's Flat --From the listening hills --Trap of gold --Riches beyond dream --Thelonesome gods --Theskull and the arrow --End of the drive --Caprock rancher --Dead-end drift --One night stand --Marshal of Canyon Gap --Ahusband for Janey --Elisha comes to Red Horse --Thecourting of Griselda --Booty for a badman --Thedefense of Sentinel --Theone for the Mohave Kid --Amule for Santa Fe --War party --Ironwood Station --Alkali Basin --Stage to Willowspring --Let the cards decide --Duffy's man --Thestrong shall live --To make a stand --Get out of town --One for the pot --Beyond the chaparral --Home is the hunter --Rustler roundup --Themoon of the trees broken by snow.