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Collected Short Stories of Louis l'Amour, Volume 2 Frontier Stories

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ISBN-10: 0553803972

ISBN-13: 9780553803976

Edition: 2005

Authors: Louis L'Amour

List price: $26.00
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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 – who The 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 Two, is a treasure-trove of 35 frontier tales for his millions of fans and for those who have yet to discover L'Amour’s…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/26/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
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…