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End of the Drive A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0553578987

ISBN-13: 9780553578980

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Louis L'Amour

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A veteran trail driver, who has survived thundering stampedes and Comanche raids, discovers there's nothing so dangerous as courting a beautiful woman....  A brutally beaten homesteader crawls off to die--only to stumble upon an ancient talisman that restores his will to live.... This treasure trove of newly discovered stories captures the grit, grandeur, and glory of the men and women who wielded pistol and plow, Bible and branding iron to tame a wild country.  A mysterious preacher rides into town to deliver a warning that leads to a surprising revelation....  And in the full-length novella Rustler Roundup, the hardworking citizens of a law-abiding town are pushed to the edge as rumors…    
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Book details

List price: $6.99
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/2/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.286
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…    

Caprock Rancher
Elisha Comes to Red Horse
Desperate Men
The Courting of Griselda
End of the Drive
The Lonesome Gods
Rustler Roundup
The Skull and the Arrow
Afterword