The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Adventure Stories

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Hardcover, Bantam Books, 2006, ISBN# 0553804944

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The fourth volume of Louis LAmours collected short stories features more than forty of the masters greatest adventure tales in a keepsake edition to cherish for generations. This unique collection gathers stories guaranteed to thrill and delight readers again and again, establishing why Louis LAmour is truly Americas favorite storyteller.

Louis LAmours tales of adventure cannot be surpassed for sheer storytelling excitement, and they stand as a testament to his legendary appeal. Here are timeless stories of danger and daring, wanderlust and heroism, filled with ordinary men and women facing often insurmountable challenges with courage, dignity, honorand heart.

Perhaps never before has a single volume contained so many breathtaking thrills: from the down-on-his-luck fortune hunter who risks everything to save a diamond-hunting couple walking straight into a jungle massacre to the mystery hero aboard a downed commercial plane dangling six hundred feet above certain doom. Youll trek across the harsh steppes of East Asia with an American widow and her young son among a fierce nomadic warrior people, and youll relive a harrowing tale of survival at sea against thirst, madness, and the elements as a common seaman redefines extraordinary courage as simply doing his job.

Whether joining an American captain running a cargo ship through Japanese-controlled waters during World War II, only to find his vessel hijacked by traitorous pirates, or marveling at the resourcefulness of a young woman pushed to the limits of endurance as she flees a killer through a primeval forest, these adrenaline-laced tales of mystery, suspense, murder, and survival never let up and will keep your heart pounding long after the final page.

From those numbering a few intense pages to novella-length works, the tales in this action-packed anthology bear all the trademarks of the masters touchthe historical accuracy, memorable characters, and timeless themes that have earned Louis LAmour his unique place among American writers.

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Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publish Date: Oct 31, 2006
ISBN-13: 9780553804942
ISBN-10: 0553804944
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 672
Written in: ENG
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.25
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 9.3 x 6.1 x 1.7
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