The Outlaws of Mesquite

The Outlaws of Mesquite

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by Louis L'Amour
     
 

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Meet the frontier bad men—like Leo Carver—a man so hated that everyone in the town of Canyon Gap planned to turn up for his hanging. Then meet those who dared to challenge them—like Marshal Lou Morgan, who tried to save his citizens from a goldmine swindler, only to learn that his own code of honesty made him the biggest sucker in town. There's

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Meet the frontier bad men—like Leo Carver—a man so hated that everyone in the town of Canyon Gap planned to turn up for his hanging. Then meet those who dared to challenge them—like Marshal Lou Morgan, who tried to save his citizens from a goldmine swindler, only to learn that his own code of honesty made him the biggest sucker in town. There's champion rodeo rider Marty Mahan, called a coward because he was afraid of the bronc Ghost Maker—until he showed them the true color of his courage. Here are classic tales of the West from the storyteller who brings to vivid life the brave men of women who settled the North American frontier.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780553287141
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
355,789
Product dimensions:
4.19(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
810L (what's this?)
Age Range:
14 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Louis L’Amour 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.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
March 22, 1908
Date of Death:
June 10, 1988
Place of Birth:
Jamestown, North Dakota
Education:
Self-educated
Website:
http://www.louislamour.com/

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Outlaws of Mesquite 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A long time L'Amour fan, and owner of most of his books. This is one of his best.