The Man From Nowhere
One man proves his worth in this Ralph Compton western...
When the Apache surrounded the settlement of Alma, New Mexico, the "respectable" townsfolk began hanging those who weren't. Town drunk Eddie Oates was lucky to be banished from the town, left for the Apaches to kill.
Oates never thought he was a survivor. But now, he's discovered a reason to go on—and he's about to unleash a raging fury upon those who would prey on the helpless, the hopeless, and those who others think aren't worth fighting for...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lamour - LibraryThing
This is a rousing good story and reminds me of Louis L'Amour's style. When the novel opens, we find our hero, the town drunk, being led to the gallows along with three postitutes and a slow witted kid ... Read full review
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