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How the West was won : a novel

Author: Louis L'Amour; James R Webb; Beau L'Amour
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2017. ©1962
Series: Louis L'Amour's lost treasures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Bantam books mass market editionView all editions and formats
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They came by river and by wagon train, braving the endless distances of the Great Plains and the icy passes of the Sierra Nevada. They were men like Linus Rawlings, a restless survivor of Indian country who'd headed east to see the ocean but left his heart--and his home--in the West. They were women like Lilith Prescott, a smart, spirited beauty who fled her family and fell for a gambling man in the midst of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Western fiction
Western stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis L'Amour; James R Webb; Beau L'Amour
ISBN: 9780425286098 0425286096
OCLC Number: 1004558517
Notes: Text ©1962 ; postscript ©2017.
"Louis L'Amour's lost treasures"--Cover.
Includes lost treasures bonus material (pages 369-370).
Originally published in hardcover in the United Kingdom in 1962. originally published in United States by Bantam Books in 1963.
Description: 388 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Louis L'Amour's lost treasures.
Responsibility: Louis L'Amour ; based on the screenplay written by James R. Webb ; postscript by Beau L'Amour.

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They came by river and by wagon train, braving the endless distances of the Great Plains and the icy passes of the Sierra Nevada. They were men like Linus Rawlings, a restless survivor of Indian country who'd headed east to see the ocean but left his heart--and his home--in the West. They were women like Lilith Prescott, a smart, spirited beauty who fled her family and fell for a gambling man in the midst of a frontier gold boom. These pioneering men and women sowed the seeds of a nation with their courage--and with their blood. Here is the story of how their paths would meet amid the epic struggle against fierce enemies and nature's cruelty, to win for all time the rich and untamed West--

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