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Hanging woman creek; and, Lando / Louis L'Amour.

L'Amour, Louis, 1908- (Author). L'Amour, Louis, 1908- Lando. (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch LP FIC L'AMOUR (Text) 33946000196555 Large Print . 2nd Floor Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [03448] ISLP PR3523 .A446 H34 1978 (Text) 0000103295192 Talking Books Large Type Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison LPB LPBF (Text) 39391000390946 Large Print Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0708902219
  • ISBN: 9780708902219
  • Physical Description: 520 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st large print ed. Complete and unabridged.
  • Publisher: Leicester, Eng. : Ulverscroft, 1978, c1962.

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Summary, etc.: Hanging Woman Creek: Pronto Pike and his partner Eddie Holt follow the trail of rustlers who are raiding the Bar J Ranch and who are so ruthless that they have no qualms about murdering a woman. Pronto Pike had punched longhorns along the Rio Grande and ridden the rails back East, but he'd never been in a spot like this before. It had begun with a bitter standoff between a powerful rancher and a homesteading Irishman. It escalated into missing cattle, overlaid brands, and the arrival of a whole lot of folks itching to shoot one another. Now Pronto and his partner, Eddie Holt, are holed up in a line cabin against a rugged Montana winter, waiting for their enemies to come. And when they do, the final battle will begin on Hanging Woman Creek. Barnabus Pike is no gunfighter and not much of a street fighter. Eddie Holt is a black boxer in a white man's world. They've both taken their share of hard knocks. Now they're looking to survive a brutal winter in a remote Montana line shack, collect their pay, and settle down for good. Then they cross paths with a hardworking Irish immigrant and his beautiful, spirited sister, who've been burned off their land. It's a fight Pike and Holt don't want, don't need, and don't dare turn their backs on-especially when one of the perpetrators might be one of Pike's old friends. Hunted like animals across the frozen countryside, Pike and Holt will risk everything-including their reputations, their dreams, and their lives.
For six long years Orlando Sackett survived the horrors of a brutal Mexican prison. He survived by using his skills as a boxer and by making three vows. The first was to exact revenge on the hired killers who framed him. The second was to return to his father. And the third was to find Gin Locklear. But the world has changed a lot since Lando left it. His father is missing. The woman he loves is married. And the killers want him dead. Hardened physically and emotionally, Lando must begin an epic journey to resolve his past, even if it costs him his life.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.) > Fiction.
West (U.S.) > Social life and customs > Fiction.
Montana > Social life and customs > 19th century > Fiction.
Irish Americans > Montana > Fiction.
Large type books.
Sackett family (Fictitious characters) -- Fiction.
Gold mines and mining -- Fiction.
Americans -- Mexico -- Fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.) > Fiction.
Large type books.
Genre: Western stories.
Historical fiction.
Western stories.
Historical fiction.

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