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Aimard, Gustave 1818-1883

Overview
Works: 1,170 works in 3,583 publications in 8 languages and 8,454 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Western fiction  Dime novels  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Sea stories  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Other, Dedicatee
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Most widely held works by Gustave Aimard
Les trappeurs de l'Arkansas by Gustave Aimard( )

124 editions published between 1847 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aimard est le spécialiste français des romans du grand ouest Américain et ce livre est son premier qui se passe dans l'ouest américain. On y trouve les grands themes propres au genre : le rejet d'un fils par son pere, le châtiment, l'expiation, la rédemption. Mais aussi la fierté des hommes affrontant leur destin, les pirates (des plaines), les indiens (et le bon sauvage), la camaraderie exaltée, les grands sentiments et les petits massacres, l'amour, TOUT...Coeur-Loyal, est un adolescent de 16 ans qui tue un vaquero. Chassé par son pere, grand propriétaire terrien, il se transforme en courageux trappeur et se trouve melé a de nombreuses aventures. Se liant d'amitié, apres une farouche haine, avec un indien comanche, Tete-d'Aigle, il combat ensuite une bande de pirates des prairies et finit par trouver l'amour
The trail hunter : a tale of the far West by Gustave Aimard( Book )

80 editions published between 1858 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 369 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
The Indian scout; a story of the Aztec city by Gustave Aimard( )

51 editions published between 1861 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French-born author Gustave Aimard spent a fair amount of time exploring the canyons and prairies of North America, and the experience profoundly impacted his later career as a novelist. The Indian Scout is a classic action-adventure tale that draws heavily on Aimard's own experiences in the region, and though the biased view of nineteenth-century Europeans toward indigenous people is still in evidence, Aimard takes a more open-minded approach to unfamiliar cultures than did many other
The trapper's daughter : or, The outlaw's fate by Gustave Aimard( Book )

76 editions published between 1859 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 220 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 freebooters : a story of the Texan war by Gustave Aimard( Book )

62 editions published between 1861 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpt: All the wood rangers have noticed, with reference to the immense virgin forests which still cover a considerable extent of the soil of the New World, that, to the man who attempts to penetrate into one of these mysterious retreats which the hand of man has not yet deformed, and which preserve intact the sublime stamp which Deity has imprinted on them, the first steps offer almost insurmountable difficulties, which are gradually smoothed down more and more, and after a little while almost entirely disappear
Les rodeurs des frontières by Gustave Aimard( Book )

67 editions published between 1861 and 2017 in English and French and held by 202 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
The tiger-slayer a tale of the Indian desert by Gustave Aimard( )

35 editions published between 1860 and 2015 in English and held by 195 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
Prairie-flower by Gustave Aimard( Book )

55 editions published between 1860 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 182 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 pirates of the prairies : adventures in the American desert by Gustave Aimard( )

14 editions published between 1861 and 2013 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valentine and a band of caballeros pursue Red Cedar to rescue Don Miguel's daughter, Dona Clara
Les outlaws du Missouri by Gustave Aimard( Book )

43 editions published between 1868 and 2015 in French and English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stronghand, or, The Noble revenge by Gustave Aimard( )

29 editions published between 1863 and 2015 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this action-packed Western, a young woman finds herself lost in a desolate stretch of the desert in what is now the Southwest U.S. and is soon set upon by a pack of drifters with nefarious intent. Is there any way she can escape what appears to be her certain fate?
Last of the Incas by Gustave Aimard( )

19 editions published between 1862 and 2014 in English and French and held by 109 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
Stoneheart : a romance by Gustave Aimard( )

20 editions published between 1865 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 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 gold-seekers : a tale of California by Gustave Aimard( )

6 editions published between 1861 and 1862 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indian chief : the story of a revolution by Gustave Aimard( )

8 editions published between 1861 and 1878 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 1862 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 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
The bee hunters; a tale of adventure by Gustave Aimard( )

23 editions published between 1865 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French-born writer Gustave Aimard penned numerous action-adventure novels over the course of his literary career, many of which are set in Latin America and the western territories of the United States. His gripping tale The Bee Hunters begins with a foiled assassination attempt that has far-reaching consequences for the perpetrator and the intended victim
The White Scalper : a story of the Texan war by Gustave Aimard( Book )

18 editions published between 1861 and 1980 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Curumilla.] The Indian Chief: the story of a revolution. [Translated by Sir F.C.L. Wraxall.] by Gustave Aimard( )

11 editions published between 1861 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 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 gold seekers : a tale of California by Gustave Aimard( )

23 editions published between 1861 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 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
 
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Aimard G.

Aimard G. 1818-1883

Aimard, Gustav 1818-1883

Aimard Gustave

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Aimard, Olivier 1818-1883

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Aymard, Gustave

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Aymard Gustavo

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Gloux Olivier

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Gustave Aimard écrivain français, auteur de romans d’aventures

Gustave Aimard escritor francês

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Gustave Aimard Frans auteur

Gustave Aimard französischer Autor von Abenteuerromanen

Gustave Aimard French author

Gustave Aimard romanziere francese

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Е̇мар, Густав 1818-1883

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Эмар Густав

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