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Subject: Something for Da
Date Posted: 6/11/2009 9:08 PM ET
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I'm Looking for something for my Da,  Sharpe's like nothing over 360 pages.  He's says "anything longer is to hard to hold, and he might die before he finishes it." Suggestions?

Letty

Date Posted: 6/12/2009 8:53 AM ET
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Does he read Westerns? Elmer Kelton is probably one of the very best western writers. His books are warm, well-developed, generally with nice touches of humor, very easy to read & short. I'm not a great fan of westerns - in fact, don't read them at all - but I do read Elmer Kelton. A few of his books are in a series, or have a sequel, but the majority are stand alone novels. You might do a little research & see if they would fit the bill.

Kelly

 

Date Posted: 6/12/2009 10:44 AM ET
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My Dad loves the Flashman series -  http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780452259614-Flashman+The+Flashman+Papers+Bk+1

Date Posted: 6/12/2009 1:05 PM ET
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He used to read Louis Lamoure (?sp) I'll give them a look,   thanks Kelly

Flashman?  I'll have to look the series up,  thanks.

Letty

 

 

Date Posted: 6/12/2009 6:25 PM ET
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If he likes humor and action, he'll love Flashman. The link in my 1st post is to the first book in the series.