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The wild, wild West of Louis L'Amour : The illustrated guide to cowboys, indians, gunslingers, outlaws and Texas Rangers / Bruce Wexler.

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  • ISBN: 9780762423576
  • ISBN: 0762423579 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Courage Books, 2005.

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Laureate of the lariat -- Way West -- Mountain men -- Law and order in the west: Outlaws and lawmen -- Age of the gunfighter -- Gambling -- Gunfighter profiles -- Mormons -- Cowboys and indians: Charles Goodnight -- Louis L'Amour's Indians -- Buffalo hunters -- Great institutions of the west: Texas rangers -- Pinkerton's National Detective Agency -- Civil War -- Wells Fargo & Co. -- Gold diggers -- Western towns -- Railroad -- Western women -- Louis L'Amour filmography.
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Louis L'Amour, one of America's best-loved and most authentic western writers, penned more than 125 novels in a thirty-year career. His heroes, many of whom appear in various volumes, had strong views about right and wrong, and they also had great respect for the environment and for the rights of the Native American. This is the first full-color companion to L'Amour, enriched with more than 100 specially researched illustrations that bring to life the detailed settings, authentic equipment, and strong moral characters that populate his historically accurate novels, which have been popular with audiences around the globe for more than 50 years.
Subject: L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988 > Knowledge > West (U.S.)
Cowboys > West (U.S.)
Indians of North America > West (U.S.)
Outlaws > West (U.S.)
Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.)
Western stories > History and criticism.
West (U.S.) > History > 19th century.

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