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Louis L'Amour's Tales of Destiny ('The Rider of Lost Creek' and 'The Trail to Peach Meadow Canyon')

Louis L'Amour

Editore: Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2011
ISBN 10: 1441791221 / ISBN 13: 9781441791221
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Titolo: Louis L'Amour's Tales of Destiny ('The Rider...

Casa editrice: Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Data di pubblicazione: 2011

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Riassunto: In each of these tales of adventure by Louis L'Amour, a young gunslinger must face danger and trials brought on by his background or his own actions--and then decide to follow the same destiny or seek a new one.

In The Rider of Lost Creek, Lance Kilkenny's gun is believed to be the fastest in the West, but once the gunfight is over, he disappears. Most folks don't even know what he looks like. Some time back, Mort Davis saved Kilkenny's life after he was shot up. Now Davis needs Kilkenny's help. He has filed a claim on a water hole near Lost Creek in the live oak country. The district is dominated by two wealthy cattlemen, Webb Steele and Chet Lord, each one desiring for himself the water hole that Davis claims. Beautiful Nita Riordan owns the local saloon, and between her charms and the feuding ranchers, Lance Kilkenny has his work cut out for him.

In The Trail to Peach Meadow Canyon, Mike Bastian, who was orphaned as a child, was taken in by the legendary outlaw Ben Curry and raised and trained to take over his empire of crime. Today, Mike is the quickest draw and the stealthiest tracker around, and Ben Curry is getting ready to retire. To test Mike's wings, he has set him a task: the planning and execution of a gold-train robbery. Now, as he prepares for his first criminal job, Mike must decide whether to follow the path that has been set before him or to carve out a destiny of his own. If he assumes the position of gang leader, he will face deadly competition from within Curry's band; yet if he refuses, he may not be allowed to leave the pack alive. The dilemma is further complicated when he falls for Drusilla, Ben Curry's real daughter, who knows nothing of her father's career. Either way Mike chooses, a showdown is in store.

L'autore: LOUIS L'AMOUR (1908-1988), born in Jamestown, North Dakota, was the most decorated author in the history of American letters. In 1982 he was the first American author ever to be awarded a special National Gold Medal by the United States Congress for lifetime literary achievement, and in 1984 President Reagan awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the nation. His Westerns are loved the world over.

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