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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76  ·  rating details  ·  49 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Before he brilliantly traversed the gritty landscapes of underworld Detroit and Miami, the incomparable Elmore Leonard wrote breathtaking adventures set in America's nineteenth-century western frontier—elevating a popular genre with his now-trademark twisting plots, rich characterizations, and scalpel-sharp dialogue.

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ebook, 240 pages
Published October 6th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books (first published June 27th 2006)
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Mark Stone
None of these stories can be considered among the best of Leonard's Westerns, but there are some good stories in here, most notably the Nagual and The Rancher's Lady. A good read on a slow day.
Alex
Solid stories right here. Good stuff.
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Elmore John Leonard lived in Dallas, Oklahoma City and Memphis before settling in Detroit in 1935. After serving in the navy, he studied English literature at the University of Detroit where he entered a short story competition. His earliest published novels in the 1950s were westerns, but Leonard went on to specialize in crime fiction and suspense thrillers, many of which have been adapted into m ...more
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