Hombre

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Orion, Feb 16, 2012 - Fiction - 144 pages
11 Reviews

A classic tale of the American west from the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author.

John Russell has been raised as an Apache. Now he's on his way to live as a white man. But when the stagecoach passengers learn who he is, they want nothing to do with him. That is, until outlaws ride down on them and they must rely on Russell's guns and his ability to lead them out of the desert. He can't ride with them, but they must walk with him or die...

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User Review  - figre - LibraryThing

Let me start with this admission. I have never seen the movie. Seems kind of unheard of considering I enjoy movies, I enjoy older movies, and I enjoy Westerns. But I just haven't had the opportunity ... Read full review

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

A good, tightly plotted, and character study Western by a master of the genre. The movie has the added advantage of Richard Boone, but the novel's quite good. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Elmore Leonard was born in New Orleans on 11 October 1925. He wrote forty-five books during his phenomenal career, including the bestsellers Mr Paradise, Tishomingo Blues, Be Cool and The Hot Kid. Many have been made into successful movies, including Get Shorty with John Travolta, Out of Sight with George Clooney and Rum Punch, which became Tarantino's Jackie Brown. He is the recipient of the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award and the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award. He died on 20 August 2013 in Detroit.

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