It's so realistic, it's almost out of place for Louis L'Amour writing. Other than that, it's the same thing- flat characters with no development. Here, for the first half of the book, Kilkenny and the homesteaders are hold up in one of the farmer's homes, and not much seems to happen as they wait to be attacked, ride down to Cedar Creek, the local town, to see what's happening, and then ride back. Mr L'Amour's wisdom of the west and his colorful descriptions of people and places makes the difference between other writers of this genre. What the Texas rancher didn't know was the gunman was Kilkenny.
As the man named Trent tried to live a peaceful life, there was a man trying to make that life rough. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Once again, Louis L'Amour doesn't disappoint. Unsourced material may be challenged and. The Texas rancher gets his way until the real reason comes out.
The main character Kilkenny, and the woman Nita, have both been introduced in a previous book which I do not recall having read, but the back story is provided here. Small previous owners initials on the top of the back inside cover, otherwise a Tight sound unmarked copy in Very Good condition. L'Amour eventually wrote 100 novels, over 250 short stories, and as of 2010 sold more than 320 million copies of his work. Those in the mountains have filed legal claims to their land and want to be left alone. It is set in the southwestern corner of the state, but it never made me feel like I was there.
He doesn't need more land, but once some settlers move into the mountain valleys, he decides he wants the land for himself. Even in that forsaken back country, Holed up in a cabin in the Idaho hills, the mysterious man who called himself Trent wasn't looking for trouble. Adapted from Heller With a Gun. The book suffers a bit from some pontificating by L'Amour about various subjects, as if he steps into the narration and talks directly to the reader. Since this allowed them no more than nine or ten weeks a year, the show took four years to complete. One day a man came by and gave him a Ferguson Rifle.
T The novel titled Mountain Valley War was appropriate because it involves a lone gunman who settles in the mountains near a small town. It would have offered itself as a filming location for Hollywood motion pictures concerning the Wild West. In addition to the great gunfights you'd expect from Kilkenny, The Mountain Valley War features not one, but two epic fistfights. The final act begins with a boxing match. The protagonist is the classic L'A I chose this book because it was set in Idaho. In the two years before L'Amour was shipped off to Europe, L'Amour wrote stories for Standard Magazine. The female characters seemed to get less time than in some of L'Amour's other works.
With essay by John Gallaher from the Awards 60-year anniversary blog. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. What Hale doesn't realize is that Trent also has connections. Holed up in a cabin in the Idaho hills, the mysterious man who called himself Trent wasn't looking for trouble. Even in that forsaken back country, he knew when a man had to speak with his shooting iron.
Only by reading a L'Amour novel is this magical quality evident. First of all because he has written over 120 books and secondly because they are generally short, easy and entertaing reads. Making his way as a mine assessment worker, professional boxer and merchant seaman, Louis traveled the country and the world, sometimes with his family, sometimes not. Trent, like many others on the mountain, filed on his land lawfully and was determined to keep it. King Hale, his son Cub, and those hired gunman decide to move the settlers out, thus the story of how to have the settlers keep their land. Louis Charles LaMoore and Emily Dearborn LaMoore. The girl who ran the gambling hall tried to get him to hightail it.
All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Opinion about the main character: Kilkenny has a sense of justice. Some of the story was a little predicable, but overall it was an enjoyable read. What Hale doesn't realize is that Trent also has connections. The crossing of the salt flats and the pivotal boxing scene late in the story are especially well done.
This did not detract from the book at all. While hiring and supervising the writers, mostly out of Los Angeles, Beau L'Amour created a few programs on his own. The Texas rancher gets his way until the real reason comes out. A trigger-happy kid named Cub Hale emptied his gun into an unarmed man. Their property had been legally filed on, but Bill Hale has the men, money, and political power to steal it from them. You can't put this book down until it's finished.
In westerns, I find vindication and excitement. The girl who ran the gambling hall tried to get him to hightail it. In addition to the great gunfights you'd expect from Kilkenny, The Mountain Valley War features not one, but two epic fistfights. Trent, like many others on the mountain, filed on his land lawfully and was determined to keep it. During the remainder of the decade L'Amour produced a great number of novels, both under his own name as well as others e. Removing Louis and his adopted brother John from school, they headed south in the winter of 1923. Interestingly enough, something that Louis hasn't written in anything I've read up to now, the Big Man on the hill commits suicide after losing all his money, power, influence, and a threat to legal entanglements.