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Author Wexler, Bruce.

Title Louis L'Amour's wild West : an illustrated celebration of America's favorite writer of Westerns / Bruce Wexler.

Imprint New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    978.02 WEX    Available
Description 192 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes filmography (p. 188-191).
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.
Subject L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988 -- Themes, motives.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- History.
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Added Title Wild West
ISBN 1620876531

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