The Lonesome Gods

By Louis L'Amour; David Strathairn (Read by)
(Random House Audio, Compact Disc, 9780307737588)

Publication Date: January 25, 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Mass Market Paperback

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Description

“I am Johannes Verne, and I am not afraid.”
 
This was the boy’s mantra as he plodded through the desert alone, left to die by his vengeful grandfather. Johannes Verne was soon to be rescued by outlaws, but no one could save him from the lasting memory of his grandfather’s eyes, full of impenetrable hatred. Raised in part by Indians, then befriended by a mysterious woman, Johannes grew up to become a rugged adventurer and an educated man. But even now, strengthened by the love of a golden-haired girl and well on his way to making a fortune in bustling early-day Los Angeles, the past may rise up to threaten his future once more. And this time only the ancient gods of the desert can save him.




From the Paperback edition.




About the Author

Louis L’Amour is the only novelist in history to receive both the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. He has published ninety novels; twenty-seven short-story collections; two works of nonfiction; a memoir, Education of a Wandering Man; and a volume of poetry, Smoke from This Altar. There are more than 300 million copies of his books in print.




Praise For The Lonesome Gods

"Riveting reading." —The New Yorker.

"This is L'Amour's finest book." —California Magazine


From the Paperback edition.

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