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Aimard, Gustave 1818-1883

Overview
Works: 910 works in 3,333 publications in 8 languages and 7,360 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Western stories  Dime novels  Adventure stories  Illustrated works  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: PQ2152.A5, 843
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Most widely held works by Gustave Aimard
The trail hunter : a tale of the far West by Gustave Aimard( Book )

83 editions published between 1858 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the nineteenth century, the border region between Texas and Mexico was a dangerous region populated by warring tribes, lawless cowboys, and profit-crazed government agents. In The Trail-Hunter, author Gustave Aimard serves up a classic action-adventure tale that throws into sharp relief the tumultuousness of that unique time and place
Les trappeurs de l'Arkansas by Gustave Aimard( Book )

101 editions published between 1847 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French-born author Gustave Aimard had an abiding love for America's rough frontiers, and his extensive travels in those regions figure heavily in the many action-adventure novels he penned. The Trappers of Arkansas is an account of a band of self-reliant hunters and trappers who made their way from Mexico to the American South to survive off the fat of the land
The Indian scout; a story of the Aztec city by Gustave Aimard( Book )

43 editions published between 1861 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The freebooters : a story of the Texan war by Gustave Aimard( Book )

56 editions published between 1861 and 2015 in English and French and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the world watched the mounting tensions that eventually led to the American Civil War, French novelist Gustave Aimard set his sights on an earlier conflict--the Texas Revolution of 1835-1836. In this, the second volume of Aimard's series set during that tumultuous period, the grumblings of discontent and early guerrilla skirmishes blossom into an organized and deadly rebellion
The trapper's daughter : or, The outlaw's fate by Gustave Aimard( Book )

73 editions published between 1859 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover is a black and white illustration of a woman dressed in dress and skins, holding a man's hand. Both are looking at older man in buckskin suit, holding a rifler. Younger man is dressed in Hispanic looking clothing. Woman is holding a gun to her head
The tiger-slayer. A tale of the Indian desert by Gustave Aimard( Book )

76 editions published between 1860 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a trip through the brutally beautiful Old West in The Tiger-Slayer from renowned action-adventure writer Gustave Aimard. Drawing heavily on the author's own experiences in the California territory and Mexico, this tale is jam-packed with memorable characters, close calls, and edge-of-your-seat excitement
The gold-seekers : a tale of California by Gustave Aimard( Book )

57 editions published between 1860 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though he was born and died in France, action-adventure writer Gustave Aimard was endlessly enamored with the Americas, and he journeyed extensively in the United States, Mexico, and South America over the course of his life. In The Gold-Seekers, Aimard draws on his own time as a miner in nineteenth-century California and Mexico to spin a pulse-pounding tale of luck, hard work, and tragedy that is rich with fascinating historical details about the period
Prairie-flower by Gustave Aimard( Book )

46 editions published between 1860 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like many of Gustave Aimard's action-packed yarns, The Prairie Flower is a study in cultural tension. Young French aristocrat Count Charles Edward de Beaulieu has banished himself from his native Europe, but his self-imposed exile in America is faring poorly, as he feels misunderstood and hopelessly out of place. Soon enough, a crisis breaks the Count out of his doldrums, and he acquits himself admirably when the chips are down
The Indian chief : the story of a revolution by Gustave Aimard( Book )

54 editions published between 1860 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concluding volume of Gustave Aimard's series of epic action-adventure tales set in the wilds of Mexico, The Indian Chief presents the soul-stirring denouement of the story of the intrepid Count de Raousset-Boulbon, who ultimately falls victim to a stunning betrayal
The White Scalper : a story of the Texan war by Gustave Aimard( Book )

34 editions published between 1861 and 2014 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of the Mexican-American War, Gustave Aimard's thrilling adventure tale The White Scalper is yet another of the author's novels whose central protagonist is something of a cultural misfit, an outsider who has spurned social niceties in favor of what he views as a higher moral calling. Packed with action that transpires on the battlefield and off, this novel will please fans of classic Western yarns
The border rifles : a story of the Texan war by Gustave Aimard( Book )

32 editions published between 1861 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-1830s, Americans living in the then Mexican-controlled colony of Texas began to bridle against the increasingly strict rule of the government. This sentiment eventually boiled over into full-bore revolution in 1835 and 1836. French writer Gustave Aimard sought to dramatize these events in a series of action-packed historical novels, beginning with The Border Rifles
Le coeur de Pierre by Gustave Aimard( Book )

36 editions published between 1864 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like many of Gustave Aimard's classic action-adventure novels, Stoneheart traces long-simmering conflicts between two groups of people: the indigenous tribes that occupied the land for thousands of years, and the more recent arrivals seeking to exploit natural resources and stake their own claims. Set in the perilous terrain of northern Mexico, this briskly paced tale will catch and hold the reader's interest
The rebel chief : a tale by Gustave Aimard( Book )

40 editions published between 1864 and 2015 in English and French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les outlaws du Missouri by Gustave Aimard( Book )

26 editions published between 1868 and 1978 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red track; a story of social life in Mexico by Gustave Aimard( Book )

30 editions published between 1862 and 2014 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following in the tradition of his well-received series of action-adventure tales set in the wilds of western North America, Gustave Aimard offers up The Red Track, a prequel of sorts, which fills readers in on some of the background and context that served as plot points in such novels as The Gold Seekers and The Tiger Slayer. In this exciting volume, an improbable pair of desert travelers meet up and decide to take a dangerous journey that will plunge them into the heart of Mexico
Last of the Incas by Gustave Aimard( Book )

21 editions published between 1862 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lush South American lowlands known as the Pampas have been the site of a tense tete-a-tete between the indigenous communities and the descendents of European settlers for centuries. Gustave Aimard's Last of the Incas is set against this backdrop, and recounts a period during which the tensions between the two groups boiled over
The frontiersman : a novel by Gustave Aimard( Book )

12 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1783, America had won the Revolutionary War, but the brand-new country was still struggling to survive. Gustave Aimard's The Frontiersman focuses on the triumphs and tribulations of white settlers and native peoples in a vast swath of western New York during this turbulent era
The bee hunters; a tale of adventure by Gustave Aimard( Book )

18 editions published between 1865 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirates of the prairies : adventures in the American desert by Gustave Aimard( Book )

16 editions published between 1861 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valentine and a band of caballeros pursue Red Cedar to rescue Don Miguel's daughter, Dona Clara
Stronghand, or, The Noble revenge by Gustave Aimard( Book )

12 editions published between 1864 and 2015 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Aimard G.

Aimard G. 1818-1883

Aimard, Gustav 1818-1883

Aimard Gustave

Aimard, Gustave pseud

Aimard, Gustave pseud. för Olivier Gloux

Aimard, Gustavo 1818-1883

Aimard, Gustaw.

Aimard, Olivier 1818-1883

Amar, Gustav 1818-1883

Aymard, Gustave

Aymard Gustave 1818-1883

Aymard Gustavo

Aymard, Gustavo 1818-1883

Emar, Gjustav

Èmar, Gustav.

Ėmar, Gustav 1818-1883

Gloux O.

Gloux O. 1818-1883

Gloux Olivier

Gloux Olivier 1818-1883

Gustave Aimard écrivain français, auteur de romans d’aventures

Gustave Aimard francouzský spisovatel

Gustave Aimard Frans auteur

Gustave Aimard französischer Autor von Abenteuerromanen

Gustave Aimard French author

Gustave Aimard romanziere francese

Глу О

Глу О. 1818-1883

Густав Емар

Гюстав Емар

Эмар Г

Эмар Г. 1818-1883

Эмар, Гюстав

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