Hondo

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Random House Publishing Group, Apr 27, 2004 - Fiction - 208 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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User Review  - jimocracy - LibraryThing

This book was okay for what it was. The author didn't do a very good job of making me, the reader, care about one single character and the plot was pretty shallow. I don't think that this kind of writing really stands the test of time but it was mildly entertaining. Read full review

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User Review  - moonimal - LibraryThing

Very western-y. Hard to imagine anything except a John Wayne western (though I've never seen one) when reading this. The book felt very tired and shallow, though it may have set the standard for the genre. Read full review

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Contents

Foreword
Map Chapter
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 18

Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Copyright

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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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