♥ Book Title : The Sackett Companion
☯ Full Synopsis : "Little did Louis L'Amour realize back in 1960 when he published The Daybreakers, a novel about two brothers who came west after the Civil War, that he had begun creating what would become perhaps North America's most widely followed literary family: the Sacketts. The stories of ten generations of Sackett men and women as they forged westward from tyranny-wracked seventeenth-century England across the American continent have captivated readers for three decades through seventeen novels with nearly forty millions copies in print. The traditions and adventures of this family of rugged individualists who stand indomitably united when any Sackett is in trouble have inspired country songs, a popular television miniseries starring Tom Selleck (as Orrin Sackett) and Sam Elliot (as Tell Sackett), thousands of reader queries—and now, a rare full-length work of non-fiction by the worlds' all-time best-selling frontier novelist. In a 60 Minutes profile in which he hailed Louis L'Amour as "our professor emeritus of how the West was won," correspondent Morley Safer observed that "his plots may be fiction but the details therein are fact." The Sackett Companion is the author's long-savored opportunity to present the research and probe the factors behind his Sackett fiction—novel by novel—and to elaborate on their real and fictional characters, their geography and locales, and their historical eras in encyclopedia-like detail. In this book, subtitled A Personal Guide To The Sackett Novels, L'Amour takes us on a guided tour of his imagination to introduce us to the never-before-told sources and inspirations for these stories and the people and places that populate them. He retraces some of his travels in which he has walked the land the Sacketts walk, reliving such personal memories as the street fight he had on a hot dusty morning in New Mexico that ultimately led to the birth of the Sacketts. From the Trade Paperback edition."Article| Louis L'Amour| Statement ..."
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♥ Book Title : The Louis L'Amour Companion
☯ Full Synopsis : "Includes biographical sketches, long-out-of-print stories, articles, interviews, correspondence, personal recollections, rare photographs, reviews by fellow writers, and a complete chronology of L'Amour's novels and short stories. Reprint."Article| Robert E. Weinberg| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Sackett companion
☯ Full Synopsis : "1989 edition : The Louis L'Amour Collection."Article| Louis L'Amour| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Day Breakers
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♥ Book Title : Sackett
☯ Full Synopsis : "A story of western life after the Civil War."Article| Louis L'Amour| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Mojave Crossing
☯ Full Synopsis : "In Mojave Crossing, Louis L’Amour takes William Tell Sackett on a treacherous passage from the Arizona goldfields to the booming town of Los Angeles. Tell Sackett was no ladies’ man, but he could spot trouble easily enough. And Dorinda Robiseau was the kind of trouble he wanted to avoid at any time—even more so when he had thirty pounds of gold in his saddlebags and a long way to travel. But when she begged him for safe passage to Los Angeles, Sackett reluctantly agreed. Now he’s on a perilous journey through the most brutal desert on the continent, traveling with a companion he doesn’t trust . . . and headed for a confrontation with a deadly gunman who also bears the name of Sackett. From the Paperback edition."Article| Louis L'Amour| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Sackett Brand
☯ Full Synopsis : "In The Sackett Brand, Louis L’Amour spins the story of a courageous man who must face overwhelming odds to track down a killer. Tell Sackett and his bride, Ange, came to Arizona to build a home and start a family. But on Black Mesa something goes terribly wrong. Tell is ambushed and badly injured. When he finally manages to drag himself back to where he left Ange, she is gone. Desperate, cold, hungry, and with no way to defend himself, Tell is stalked like a wounded animal. Hiding from his attackers, his rage and frustration mounting, he tries to figure out who the men are, why they are trying to kill him, and what has happened to his wife. Discovering the truth will be risky. And when he finally does, it will be their turn to run."Article| Louis L'Amour| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Smoke from This Altar
☯ Full Synopsis : "Smoke From This Altar, a book that has become legendary among Louis L'Amour readers, is the very first book L'Amour ever published. It appeared, to great critical praise, for sale only in Oklahoma bookstores more than fifty years ago. Since then it has become the most sought-after L'Amour title of all, with the few circulating copies from the small print run commanding top dollar from rare book collectors. Now, at last, it is being published nationally in this beautiful keepsake Bantam edition. It was in Smoke From This Altar that L'Amour first gave public voice to his now-celebrated spirit of wanderlust. Like the short stories in his classic, million-copy-selling Yondering, and his best-selling memoir Education of a Wandering Man, the poems in this book are inspired by his experiences and memories of his journeys across oceans and continents. It is vintage L'Amour storytelling--in verse--about nature, the land, and the people who loved and braved it. Smoke From This Altar begins with a newly written introduction by his wife Kathy in which she discusses the special place this work has held in the L'Amours' lives. In concludes with twenty previously uncollected L'Amour poems selected by his family. Impassioned, adventurous, heroic, and humorous, Smoke From This Altar is unique L'Amour writing, to be read and enjoyed again and again. From the Hardcover edition."Article| Louis L'Amour| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Education of a Wandering Man
☯ Full Synopsis : "From his decision to leave school at fifteen to roam the world, to his recollections of life as a hobo on the Southern Pacific Railroad, as a cattle skinner in Texas, as a merchant seaman in Singapore and the West Indies, and as an itinerant bare-knuckled prizefighter across small-town America, here is Louis L'Amour's memoir of his lifelong love affair with learning--from books, from yondering, and from some remarkable men and women--that shaped him as a storyteller and as a man. Like classic L'Amour fiction, Education of a Wandering Man mixes authentic frontier drama--such as the author's desperate efforts to survive a sudden two-day trek across the blazing Mojave desert--with true-life characters like Shanghai waterfront toughs, desert prospectors, and cowboys whom Louis L'Amour met while traveling the globe. At last, in his own words, this is a story of a one-of-a-kind life lived to the fullest . . . a life that inspired the books that will forever enable us to relive our glorious frontier heritage. From the Paperback edition."Article| Louis L'Amour| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Animal Faces in the Forest
☯ Full Synopsis : ""Animal Faces" is a new series of books that captures the wonderful diversity of nature in the faces of animals. So much about an animal can be understood by looking at the characteristics of it's face—how it survives, how it sees, hears, tastes, and smells, how it stenches danger, how it communicates, and even how it attracts a mate or lures prey within striking distance. The characteristics of each of the faces featured in this book help animals thrive in forest habitats. Learn how the wild boar defends itself, and how the beaver uses its remarkable teeth to build its home. The colorful, detailed, and accurate portraits of animal faces—big and small—give a new meaning to in-your-face artwork. Whether among the undergrowth or the trees, in a river or the sky, "Animal Faces In the Forest" creates an amazing animal adventure you're sure to enjoy!"Article| Hannah Kate Sackett| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Professional Garde Manger
☯ Full Synopsis : "This much-awaited text provides a complete look at this specialized area in the culinary arts. Professional Garde Manger presents culinary students and professional working chefs with the comprehensive and visual coverage of everything they need to know to master the cold kitchen. This definitive new text on garde manger work provides step-by-step techniques and procedures covering over 450 recipes and more than 750 recipe variations for the garde manger chef. Illustrated with line drawings and more than 500 new photos, it covers topics ranging from simple salads to mousellines and charcuterie specialties to careers in the field. Same proven pedagogical features and easy-to-follow recipe layout as Professional Cooking and Professional Baking, including chapter pre-requisites and objectives and key terms. Focus on teaching and mastering skills necessary to be successful as a garde manger chef, with reinforcement in practicing recipes provided. Sidebars throughout the text present special topics, including The History of... and The Science of... boxes, which add interesting insight and detail Over 500 new photographs illustrate by step-by-step processes and techniques and beautifully presented finished dishes More than 450 new recipes and over 750 recipe variations combine to offer the most comprehensive selection of recipes encompassing numerous styles and techniques available Plating blueprint diagrams accompany many finished dish recipes show how the final presentation is built Thoroughly revised and updated, Wiley CulinarE-CompanionTM Recipe Management Software now includes video clips demonstrating basic skills for use as prework or review, and contains all recipes from the book -- and more!"Article| Lou Sackett| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Frontier
☯ Full Synopsis : "Louis L'Amour has built his unmatched worldwide popularity largely through his ability to make the American frontier experience come alive in more than 200 novels and short stories. Now, in response to numerous requests, L'Amour has written Frontier, his first work of nonfiction, a unique opportunity for readers to follow him on a personally guided tour across the broad sweep of the North American continent."Article| Louis L'Amour| Statement ..."