Louis L'Amour





Louis L'Amour

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born
in Jamestown, North Dakota, The United States
March 22, 1908

died
June 10, 1988

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Louis L'Amour was an American author. L'Amour's books, primarily Western fiction, remain enormously popular, and most have gone through multiple printings. At the time of his death all 101 of his works were in print (86 novels, 14 short-story collections and one full-length work of nonfiction) and he was considered "one of the world's most popular writers".
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Average rating: 3.95 · 189,215 ratings · 7,279 reviews · 429 distinct works · Similar authors
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 5,884 ratings — published 1986 — 22 editions
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Hondo
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Sackett's Land
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 5,119 ratings — published 1974 — 32 editions
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The Walking Drum
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 5,002 ratings — published 1984 — 29 editions
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The Lonesome Gods
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 4,536 ratings — published 1983 — 23 editions
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Jubal Sackett
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 4,072 ratings — published 1985 — 21 editions
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To the Far Blue Mountains
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 3,945 ratings — published 1976 — 28 editions
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Sackett
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 4,044 ratings — published 1961 — 28 editions
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The Haunted Mesa
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 3,863 ratings — published 1987 — 21 editions
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The Daybreakers
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 3,462 ratings — published 1960 — 36 editions
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“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.”
Louis L'Amour

“Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.”
Louis L'Amour, Matagorda/The First Fast Draw

“There will come a time when you believe everything is finished; that will be the beginning. ”
Louis L'Amour

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