The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: Unabridged Selections from the Adventure Stories: Volume Four (Louis L'Amour)
The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour Unabridged Selections from the Adventure Stories Volume Four - Louis L'Amour Author:Louis L'Amour The fourth volume of Louis L-Amour-s collected short stories features more than forty of the master-s greatest adventure tales in a keepsake edition to cherish for generations. This unique collection gathers stories guaranteed to thrill and delight readers again and again, establishing why Louis L-Amour is truly America-s favorite storyteller. — ... more »Louis L-Amour-s tales of adventure cannot be surpassed for sheer storytelling excitement, and they stand as a testament to his legendary appeal. Here are timeless stories of danger and daring, wanderlust and heroism, filled with ordinary men and women facing often insurmountable challenges with courage, dignity, honor-and heart.
Perhaps never before has a single volume contained so many breathtaking thrills: from the down-on-his-luck fortune hunter who risks everything to save a diamond-hunting couple walking straight into a jungle massacre to the mystery -hero- aboard a downed commercial plane dangling six hundred feet above certain doom. You-ll trek across the harsh steppes of East Asia with an American widow and her young son among a fierce nomadic warrior people, and you-ll relive a harrowing tale of survival at sea against thirst, madness, and the elements as a common seaman redefines extraordinary courage as simply -doing his job.-
Whether joining an American captain running a cargo ship through Japanese-controlled waters during World War II, only to find his vessel hijacked by traitorous pirates, or marveling at the resourcefulness of a young woman pushed to the limits of endurance as she flees a killer through a primeval forest, these adrenaline-laced tales of mystery, suspense, murder, and survival never let up and will keep your heart pounding long after the final page.
From those numbering a few intense pages to novella-length works, the tales in this action-packed anthology bear all the trademarks of the master-s touch-the historical accuracy, memorable characters, and timeless themes that have earned Louis L-Amour his unique place among American writers.« less