Last of the Breed: A Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, Mar 29, 2005 - Fiction - 400 pages
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“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews
Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark. It is the compelling story of U.S. Air Force Major Joe Mack, a man born out of time. When his experimental aircraft is forced down in Russia and he escapes a Soviet prison camp, he must call upon the ancient skills of his Indian forebears to survive the vast Siberian wilderness. Only one route lies open to Mack: the path of his ancestors, overland to the Bering Strait and across the sea to America. But in pursuit is a legendary tracker, the Yakut native Alekhin, who knows every square foot of the icy frontier—and who knows that to trap his quarry he must think like a Sioux.

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User Review  - mikedraper - LibraryThing

In this 1986 novel, USAF Major Joseph "Joe Mack" Makatozi's plane is forced down over the Bering Sea. The Russians have forced his plane down. They capture him and take him to a secret prison in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pferdina - LibraryThing

It seems to be set in the 1980s. Joe Mack, an officer of Sioux descent, is captured by the Soviets and held in a prison in Siberia. But, he escapes the prison and sets off to walk back to the United ... Read full review

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Chapter 2
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 7
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 27
Chapter 31
Chapter 33
Chapter 34
Chapter 35
Chapter 37
Chapter 39
Chapter 41

Chapter 13
Chapter 16
Chapter 20
Chapter 25
Chapter 42
Chapter 44
Chapter 45

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Our foremost storyteller of the American West, Louis L’Amour has thrilled a nation by chronicling the adventures of the brave men and women who settled the frontier. There are more than 300 million copies of his books in print around the world.

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