Fine writing, and an even finer observation . . . memorable for its sheer beauty and emotional impressiveness. -- New York Times. Pelican Coast is a tale of old New Orleans, which recreates the romantic old city with both historical truth and the beauty of style that marks Alan LeMay’s narratives. Set in 1811, Pelican Coast finds French privateer, Jacque Durossac, throwing in his lot with the legendary Jean Lafitte, known both as The Hero of New Orleans and The Terror of the Gulf. Alan LeMay achieved much acclaim in his career. He initially wrote stories for magazines, and later penned immensely popular novels, such as The Unforgiven and The Searchers, which became blockbuster films. Among other achievements, he also directed and wrote the screenplay for the western classic, High Lonesome
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