The Searchers

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Wheeler Pub Incorporated, 2014 - Fiction - 437 pages
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The novel behind the classic John Wayne filmFrom the moment they left their homestead unguarded on that scorching Texas day, Amos Edwards and Martin Pauley became searchers. After burying the bodies of their family and confronting the Comanche who slaughtered them, they set out in pursuit of the missing. Driven by secrets, guilt, love and rage, defying the dangers all around them, the two men become frontier legends, searching for the one last battle that will set them free.

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User Review  - Zumbanista - LibraryThing

The Searchers is an iconic novel of the American West written by Alan Le May in 1954. Many people are more familiar with the John Ford movie of the same name which followed 2 years later and is an ... Read full review

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After reading Glenn Frankel's book that explores the making of John Ford's classic movie The Searchers, and learning about the original novel that the movie was based on and about its author Alan ... Read full review

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