The Louis L'Amour Companion by Robert WeinbergThe Louis L'Amour Companion by Robert Weinberg

The Louis L'Amour Companion

byRobert Weinberg

Mass Market Paperback | May 1, 1994

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Here is the book that Louis L'Amour fans everywhere have been eagerly awaiting. The Louis L'Amour Companion chronicles the extraordinary life and career of America's favorite storyteller, from his early days as a pulp fiction writer to his well-earned place as one of history's best-selling authors.



Biographical sketches, rare out-of-print articles, previously unpublished correspondence, and personal recollections and reviews by fellow writers such as Harlan Ellison, Ed Gorman, and Judith Tarr reveal as never before the larger-than-life story of the real man behind the legendary fiction. Inside you'll find a treasure trove of information unavailable in any other single source, including:



L'Amour's first published story--never before collected in book form.



A complete chronicle of L'Amour's novels and short stories, including synopses, publication dates, and histories.



A listing of rare, still uncollected L'Amour stories.



A checklist of L'Amour novels and stories adapted to film, television, and audiotape.



Rare photos of L'Amour, memories, and memorabilia.



For both collectors and fans of L'Amour's great fiction, The Louis L'Amour Companion is the next best thing to sitting beside the fire with your favorite storyteller.
Born in Jamestown, North Dakota, L'Amour's adventurous life could have been the subject of one of his novels. Striking out on his own in 1923, at age 15, L'Amour began a peripatetic existence, taking whatever jobs were available, from skinning dead cattle to being a sailor. L'Amour knew early in life that he wanted to be a writer, and ...
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Title:The Louis L'Amour CompanionFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 6.81 × 4.19 × 1.27 inPublished:May 1, 1994Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0553566091

ISBN - 13:9780553566093

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The culmination of more than 25 years of passionate collecting and research, this indispensable treasure trove of rare L'Amour memorabilia, history, and commentary also includes previously unpublished materials, interviews, and an annotated checklist of L'Amour's writings and audio and film dramatizations