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User Review  - wethewatched - LibraryThing

I loved how compact and straightforward this Western was. It's got everything you want for the genre--a character seeking justice, a power-mad cowboy, gunfights and chases through the desert. My only ... Read full review

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User Review  - nbmars - LibraryThing

Elmore Leonard is reputed as a master of the crime novel. He also wrote some westerns. Valdez Is Coming is one of those westerns, and it is quite good, at least as an example of “airplane reading ... Read full review

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

Elmore Leonard writes good Westerns and this is one. A town constable tries to make the local big man pay up for the death of a man who was wrongly identified as a criminal. The people who are manipulated to help in this killing are eliminating or join the crusade. Read twice. Read full review

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User Review  - col2910 - LibraryThing

Synopsis/blurb........... They laughed at Roberto Valdez and then ignored him. But when a dark-skinned man was holed up in a shack with a gun, they sent the part-time town constable to deal with the ... Read full review

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User Review  - tbrennan1 - LibraryThing

Beautifully crafted novel which keeps the reader in suspense until the last page.Valdez reverts to his former self to exact justice and vengeance and triumph over evil.Leonard never disappoints and I am delighted to discover his western novels. Read full review

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User Review  - Zenodotos - LibraryThing

Simply told but a story full of subtle variations and surprises. To render the civilized concept of justice it is necessary for Valdez to revert to his primeval form. So to make recompense to one ... Read full review

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User Review  - uryjm - LibraryThing

Be they Westerns or Crime, nobody draws faster than Elmore. Here he has created perhaps the epitome of his favourite stereotype and puts him in a situation where a man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do ... Read full review

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User Review  - Earl - Goodreads

I guess I don't like Elmore's cowboys as well stuff he sets in the present. Read full review


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