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Quick and the Dead A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0553280848

ISBN-13: 9780553280845

Edition: 2006 (Reprint)

Authors: Louis L'Amour

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An enigmatic stranger, Con Vallian becomes the only hope for the McKaskels, a family of Easterners who, alone on the prairie, find themselves set upon by a ruthless band of outlaws. Reissue.
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Book details

List price: $5.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/1/1982
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.220
Language: English

Born in Jamestown, North Dakota on March 22, 1908, Louis L'Amour's adventurous life could have been the subject of one of his novels. Striking out on his own in 1923, at age 15, L'Amour began a peripatetic existence, taking whatever jobs were available, from skinning dead cattle to being a sailor. L'Amour knew early in life that he wanted to be a writer, and the experiences of those years serve as background for some of his later fiction. During the 1930s he published short stories and poetry; his career was interrupted by army service in World War II. After the war, L'Amour began writing for western pulp magazines and wrote several books in the Hopalong Cassidy series using the pseudonym…