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Bought with a Gun

3.71 of 5 stars 3.71  ·  rating details  ·  14 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Mass Market Paperback, 190 pages
Published May 1st 1986 by Dell (first published 1940)
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Henry Avila
Sam Teacher, is getting a pardon from the territorial governor,set in the time of the Old West.With just a few stipulations.A Billy the Kid kind of desperado,twenty-one and already a killer of seven men(he claims all justifiable). The railroad is coming.And they need the right of way from Matt Drury. Owner of the biggest ranch,Star 22, in the area.The only feasible spot for the tracks, is on Drury's land .But the rich man hates the railroad.If Sam can change that sentiment, everyone in the unnam ...more
Charmy
It was swift and enjoyable though the end is as predictable as any cowboy story the tale is still one worth reading. The days of rugged men long past!
Torjohnson
Jan 26, 2012 Torjohnson rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Western, genre & pulp fans.
Surprisingly good Western pulp. Thanks, Dave
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Luke Short (real name Frederick Dilley Glidden) was a popular Western writer.

Born in Kewanee, Illinois Glidden attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for two and a half years and then transferred to the University of Missouri at Columbia to study journalism.

Following graduation in 1930 he worked for a number of newspapers before becoming a trapper in Canada then later moved to New
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