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Louis L'Amour's Wild West : an illustrated celebration of America's favorite writer of westerns

Author: Bruce Wexler
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Skyhorse Publishing, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Old West of L'Amour comes to life through researched text and illustrations sure to enrich the reader's experience of his historically accurate tales. His celebrated books are best loved for their detailed settings, authentic equipment, and strong moral characters who respect the environment of the West and rights of the Native American.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Louis L'Amour; Louis L'Amour
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Wexler
ISBN: 9781620876534 1620876531
OCLC Number: 816030256
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: The laureate of the lariat --
The way West --
Mountain men --
Law and order in the West: outlaws and lawmen --
The age of the gunfighter --
Gambling --
Gunfighter profiles --
The Mormons --
Cowboys and Indians. Charles Goodnight ; Louis L'Amour's Indians --
The buffalo hunters --
Great institutions of the West. The Texas Rangers ; Pinkerton's National Detective Agency --
The Civil War --
Wells Fargo & Co. --
Gold diggers --
Western towns --
The railroad --
Western women.
Other Titles: Wild West
Responsibility: Bruce Wexler.

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The Old West of L'Amour comes to life through researched text and illustrations sure to enrich the reader's experience of his historically accurate tales. His celebrated books are best loved for their detailed settings, authentic equipment, and strong moral characters who respect the environment of the West and rights of the Native American.

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