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May There Be a Road

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ISBN-10: 0553583999

ISBN-13: 9780553583991

Edition: 2001 (Reprint)

Authors: Louis L'Amour

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From the coasts of Brazil to the borders of Tibet to the very heartland of America. May There Be A Road gathers ten previously uncollected stories that capture the magnificent scope and sense of epic adventure that epitomize Louis L'Amour's classic fiction. In these vivid settings L'Amour takes us into the pivotal moments when lives are altered forever, when men and women face a deadly enemy, find a kindered spirit, or confront their own mortality. Among the unforgettable characters we meet here are a hard living, hard drinking freighter captain whose penchant for flying may change the course of World War II...A lonely frontiersman who unexpectedly finds himself the protector of two orphans…    
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Book details

List price: $5.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 4.10" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.330
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…