The Rider of the Ruby Hills; Showdown Trail; A Man Called Trent; & The Trail to Peach Meadow Canyon

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A WORD FROM LOUIS L’AMOUR
 
“Almost four decades ago, when my fiction was being published exclusively in ‘pulp’ western magazines, I wrote a number of novel-length stories, known back then as ‘magazine novels.’ In creating them, I lived with my characters so closely that their lives were still as much a part of me as I was of them long after the issues in which they appeared went out of print. Proud as I was of how I presented the ...

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Overview

A WORD FROM LOUIS L’AMOUR
 
“Almost four decades ago, when my fiction was being published exclusively in ‘pulp’ western magazines, I wrote a number of novel-length stories, known back then as ‘magazine novels.’ In creating them, I lived with my characters so closely that their lives were still as much a part of me as I was of them long after the issues in which they appeared went out of print. Proud as I was of how I presented the characters and their adventures in the pages of the magazines, I wanted to tell the reader more about my people and why they did what they did. So, over the years, I revised and expanded these magazine works into novels that I published as full-length paperbacks under different titles.
 
“These particular early magazine versions of my books have long been a source of considerable speculation and curiosity among many of my readers, so much so of late, that now I’ve decided to bring four of my ‘magazine novels’ back into print in this latest volume of my short fiction.
 
“I hope you enjoy them.”
 
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• Showdown Trail
• A Man Called Trent
• The Trail to Peach Meadow Canyon
• The Rider of the Ruby Hills

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780553281125
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/28/1986
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 449,028
  • Product dimensions: 4.16 (w) x 6.87 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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Louis L'Amour
Our foremost storyteller of the authentic West, Louis L’Amour has thrilled a nation by chronicling the adventures of the brave men and women who settled the American frontier. There are more than 300 million copies of his books in print around the world.

Biography

Our foremost storyteller of the authentic West, Louis L'Amour has thrilled a nation by chronicling the adventures of the brave men and women who settled the American frontier. There are more than 260 million copies of his books in print around the world.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Louis Dearborn LaMoore (real name); Tex Burns and Jim Mayo
    1. Date of Birth:
      March 22, 1908
    2. Place of Birth:
      Jamestown, North Dakota
    1. Date of Death:
      June 10, 1988

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  • Posted December 20, 2013

    Louis L'Amour, Love his stuff!

    I have recently started reading with my Nook and found Louis L'Amour's work to be wonderful reading. Be it his short stories or his novels they all capture the history and the people that built this country in fictional stories that come to life as you read them. Looking forward to reading on in his Sackett Series of novels.

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