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Random House Publishing Group, Apr 27, 2004 - Fiction - 194 pages
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He was etched by the desert’s howling winds, a big, broad-shouldered man who knew the ways of the Apache and the ways of staying alive. She was a woman alone raising a young son on a remote Arizona ranch. And between Hondo Lane and Angie Lowe was the warrior Vittoro, whose people were preparing to rise against the white men. Now the pioneer woman, the gunman, and the Apache warrior are caught in a drama of love, war, and honor.

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Louis L'Amour is an awesome writer. - Goodreads
Action scenes were cool. - Goodreads
They're engaging and easy to read. - Goodreads
Full of humor and deft characterization - Goodreads
His storytelling skills excellent. - Goodreads
I like his style of writing. - Goodreads

Review: Hondo

User Review  - Spiro - Goodreads

I must say I expected more out of this. Reviewers seem to unanimously accept that it's sexist and that L'Amour has probably even never spoken to a real live woman in his life, but I can sweep that ... Read full review

Review: Hondo

User Review  - C-shaw - Goodreads

This was a very good story, reminded me of an old TV western, like "Gunsmoke" or "Bonanza." There is lots of excitement and of course shooting and killing, but none of it is as in-your-face and brutal as, say, William Johnstone's writing. Read full review

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Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 19

Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 22

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About the author (2004)

Louis L’Amour is undoubtedly the bestselling frontier novelist of all time. He is the only American-born author in history to receive both the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of his life's work. He has published ninety novels; twenty-seven short-story collections; two works of nonfiction; a memoir, Education of a Wandering Man; and a volume of poetry, Smoke from This Altar. There are more than 300 million copies of his books in print worldwide.

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