Last of the Breed Author:Louis L'Amour In LAST OF THE BREED, Louis L'Amour reveals himself as masterful a contemporary storyteller as he is a historical novelist. It is a classic tale of pursuit and survival in the most forbidding land ever known - the Siberian wilderness of Soviet Russia. — The hero of LAST OF THE BREED is one of L'Amour's most memorable characters: U.S. Air Force M... more »ajor Joseph "Joe Mack" Makatozi, part Sioux, part Cheyenne, a near-Olympic-caliber athlete who is proud of the long nurtured legacy of his Indian ancestors as he is of his place in the white man's world. After his experimental aircraft is forced down over the Bering Sea by Russians starved for military secrets, Joe Mack soon makes a spectacular excape from a secluded Soviet prison camp. He flees into the vast wilderness of Siberia where his pursuers expect him to perish. To survive he must call upon the ancient skills he learned as a boy: to hunt game with only hand-carved weapons, to make moccasins and outer garments from animal skins and to find shelter in a barren landscape.
LAST OF THE BREED is the kind of authentically detailed epic adventure that has become a L'Amour hallmark. It is a stunning appreciation of the unspoiled majesty and treachery of the Siberian land and of the native American character who must triumph over it.« less