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 Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value.   -  Louis L'Amour

Author: Louis L'Amour
Born as: pseudonym of Louis Dearborn LaMoore
Other Names: Louis L'Amour
b. 22 March 1908
d. 10 June 1988
Occupation: Author of Frontier, Science Fiction and Adventure Stories.
Works: Selected Works: Westward the Tide London, - 1950; first US publication - 1976 The Riders of High Rock - 1951 The Rustlers of West Fork - 1951 The Trail to Seven Pines - 1951 Trouble Shooter - 1952 Hondo - 1953 Showdown at Yellow Butte - 1953 Crossfire Trail - 1954 Heller with a Gun - 1954Kilkenny - 1954 Utah Blaine - 1954 Guns of the Timberlands - 1955 To Tame a Land - 1955 The Burning Hills - 1956 Silver Canyon - 1956 Last Stand at Papago Wells - 1957 Sitka - 1957 The Tall Stranger - 1957 Radigan - 1958 The First Fast Draw - 1959 Taggart - 1959 The Daybreakers - 1960 Flint - 1960 Sackett - 1961 High Lonesome - 1962 Killoe - 1962 Lando - 1962 Shalako - 1962 Catlow - 1963 Dark Canyon - 1963 Fallon - 1963 How the West Was Won - 1963 Hanging Woman Creek - 1964 Mojave Crossing - 1964 The High Graders - 1965 The Key-Lock Man - 1965 Kiowa Trail - 1965 The Sackett Brand - 1965 The Broken Gun - 1966 Kid Rodelo - 1966 Kilrone - 1966 Mustang Man - 1966 Matagorda - 1967 The Sky-Liners - 1967 Chancy - 1968 Conagher - 1968 Down the Long Hills - 1968 The Empty Land - 1969 The Lonely Men - 1969 Galloway - 1970 The Man Called Noon - 1970 Reilly's Luck - 1970 Brionne - 1971 The Ferguson Rifle - 1971 North to the Rails - 1971 Tucker - 1971 Under the Sweetwater Rim - 1971 Callaghen - 1972 Ride the Dark Trail - 1972 The Man from Skibbereen - 1973 The Quick and the Dead - 1973 Treasure Mountain - 1973 The Californios - 1974 Sackett's Land - 1974 Man From the Broken Hills - 1975 Over on the Dry Side - 1975 Rivers West - 1975 The Rider of Lost Creek - 1976 To the Far Blue Mountains - 1976 Where the Long Grass Blows - 1976 Borden Chantry - 1977 Bendigo Shafter - 1978 Fair Blows the Wind - 1978 The Mountain Valley War - 1978 The Iron Marshal - 1979 The Proving Trail - 1979 Lonely on the Mountain - 1980 The Warrior's Path - 1980 Comstock Lode - 1981 Milo Talon - 1981 The Cherokee Trail - 1982 The Shadow Riders - 1982 The Lonesome Gods - 1983 Ride the River - 1983 Son of a Wanted Man - 1984 The Walking Drum - 1984 Jubal Sackett - 1985 Passin' Through - 1985 Last of the Breed - 1986 West of Pilot Range - 1986 A Trail to the West - 1986 The Haunted Mesa - 1987 Sackett series: In fictional story order not the order written: Sackett’s Land - Barnabas Sackett To the Far Blue Mountains - Barnabas Sackett The Warrior’s Path - Kin Ring Sackett Jubal Sackett - Jubal Sackett, Itchakomi Ishai Ride the River - Echo Sackett Aunt to Orrin, Tyrel, and William Tell Sackett The Daybreakers - Orrin and Tyrel Sackett, Cap Rountree, Tom Sunday Lando - Orlando Sackett, the Tinker Sackett - William Tell Sackett, Cap Rountree Mojave Crossing - William Tell Sackett and Nolan Sackett The Sackett Brand - William Tell Sackett, and the whole passel of Sacketts! The Sky-liners - Flagan and Galloway Sackett The Lonely Men - William Tell Sackett Mustang Man - Nolan Sackett Galloway - Galloway and Flagan Sackett Treasure Mountain - William Tell Sackett Ride the Dark Trail - Logan Sackett, Em Talon born a Sackett Lonely on the Mountain - William Tell, Orrin and Tyrel Sackett They go on a mission to help Logan Sackett There are also two Sackett-related short stories: "The Courting of Griselda" available in End of the Drive "Booty for a Badman" available in War Party Sacketts are also involved in the plot of 7 other novels: Bendigo Shafter Ethan Sackett Dark Canyon William Tell Sackett Borden Chantry Joe Sackett, killed in ambush that B Chantry solves murder, and Tyrel Sackett Passin' Through Parmalee Sackett is mentioned as defending a main character in the book Son of a Wanted Man Tyrel Sackett Catlow Ben Cowhan marries a cousin of Tyrel Sackett’s wife Man from the Broken Hills Em Talon a main character in this book was in fact born a Sackett. Mentions William Tell Sackett Talon and Chantry series: Borden Chantry Fair Blows the Wind The Ferguson Rifle The Man from the Broken Hills Em Talon was born a Sackett she is the main character's mother. Milo Talon Is a cousin to the Sacketts through his mother Em Talon North to the Rails Over on the Dry Side Rivers West Kilkenny series: The Rider of Lost Creek - 1976 The Mountain Valley War - 1978 , which previously been released as a magazine novella, entitled A Man Called Trent and was re-written for the Kilkenny trilogy. A Man Called Trent is included in the short story collection entitled The Rider of the Ruby Hills - 1986 Kilkenny - 1954 A Gun for Kilkenny is a short story featuring Kilkenny as a minor character, from the collection Dutchman's Flat - 1986 . Monument Rock is a novella in the story collection of the same name. -K.i.D- Valley Sickness Hopalong Cassidy series: Originally published under the pseudonym "Tex Burns". The Riders of High Rock The Rustlers of West Fork The Trail to Seven Pines Trouble Shooter Collections of short stories: War Party - 1975 The Strong Shall Live - 1980 Yondering - 1980; revised edition - 1989 Buckskin Run - 1981 Bowdrie - 1983 The Hills of Homicide - 1983 Law of the Desert Born - 1983 Bowdrie's Law - 1984 Night Over the Solomons - 1986 The Rider of the Ruby Hills - 1986 Riding for the Brand - 1986 The Trail to Crazy Man - 1986 Dutchman's Flat - 1986 Lonigan - 1988 Long Ride Home - 1989 The Outlaws of Mesquite - 1990 West from Singapore - 1991 Valley of the Sun - 1995 West of Dodge - 1996 End of the Drive - 1997 Monument Rock - 1998 Beyond the Great Snow Mountains - 1999 Off the Mangrove Coast 2000 May There Be a Road 2001 With These Hands 2002 From the Listening Hills 2003 The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Frontier Stories - Volume 1 The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Frontier Stories - Volume 2 The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Frontier Stories - Volume 3 The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Adventure Stories - Volume 4 The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Frontier Stories - Volume 5 The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Crime Stories - Volume 6 The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Frontier Stories - Volume 7 "Trap of Gold" "The Gift of Cochise" "The Sixth Shotgun" - September 2005 "Showdown Trail" - March 2007 "Grub Line Rider" - March 2008 "Trailing West" - August 2008 "Big Medicine" - January 2009 "West of the Tularosa" - July 2010 Non-fiction: Education of a Wandering Man Frontier The Sackett Companion A Trail of Memories: The Quotations of Louis L'Amour compiled by Angelique L'Amour Poetry: Smoke From This Altar Compilations with other authors: The Golden West Stagecoach Film adaptations: Crossfire Trail, 2001. TV novel ... aka Louis L'Amour's Crossfire Trail USA . Starring Tom Selleck, Virginia Madsen, and Wilford Brimley. Directed by Simon Wincer. The Diamond of Jeru 2001 TV short story ... aka Louis L'Amour's The Diamond of Jeru USA: complete title Shaughnessy - 1996 TV novel "The Iron Marshal" ... aka Louis L'Amour's Shaughnessy Australia , and, Louis L'Amour's Shaughnessy the Iron Marshal USA: DVD box title Conagher - 1991 TV novel ... aka Louis L'Amour's Conagher, Starring Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross. Directed by Reynaldo Villalobos. The Quick and the Dead - 1987 HBO TV novel , Starring Sam Elliott and Kate Capshaw. Directed by Robert Day. Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills - 1986 TV novel ... aka Down the Long Hills Five Mile Creek 2 episodes - 1984 "Walk Like a Man" - 1984 TV Episode inspiration The Cherokee Trail "When the Kookaburra Cries" - 1984 TV Episode inspiration The Cherokee Trail The Shadow Riders - 1982 TV novel ... aka Louis L'Amour's The Shadow Riders The Cherokee Trail - 1981 TV story ... aka Louis L'Amour's The Cherokee Trail USA The Sacketts - 1979 TV novels "The Daybreakers" and "Sackett" ... aka The Daybreakers USA: cut version Hombre llamado Noon, Un - 1973 novel ... aka The Man Called Noon Philippines: English title UK USA & Lo chiamavano Mezzogiorno Italy Cancel My Reservation - 1972 novel The Broken Gun Catlow - 1971 novel Shalako - 1968 novel ... aka Man nennt mich Shalako West Germany Hondo 17 episodes, - 1967 "Hondo and the Rebel Hat" - 1967 TV Episode character "Hondo and the Apache Trail" - 1967 TV Episode character "Hondo and the Gladiators" - 1967 TV Episode character "Hondo and the Hanging Town" - 1967 TV Episode character "Hondo and the Death Drive" - 1967 TV Episode character Hondo and the Apaches - 1967 TV story "The Gift of Cochise" Kid Rodelo - 1966 novel Taggart - 1964 novel Guns of the Timberland - 1960 novel Heller in Pink Tights, - 1960 film novel Starring Anthony Quinn and Sophia Loren. Directed by George Cukor. Adapted from Heller With a Gun. Apache Territory - 1958 novel Last Stand at Papago Wells The Tall Stranger - 1957 novel Showdown Trail , The Rifle USA and Walk Tall USA: alternative title Maverick 1 episode, - 1957 Stage West - 1957 TV Episode story Sugarfoot 1 episode, - 1957 ... aka Tenderfoot UK The Strange Land - 1957 TV Episode story Utah Blaine - 1957 novel The Burning Hills - 1956 novel "Flowers for Jenny" - 1956 TV Episode story Blackjack Ketchum, Desperado - 1956 novel Kilkenny City Detective 1 episode, - 1955 Man Down, Woman Screaming - 1955 TV Episode story Stranger on Horseback - 1955 story Climax! 1 episode, - 1955 ... aka Climax Mystery Theater USA The Mojave Kid - 1955 TV Episode story Treasure of Ruby Hills - 1955 story Four Guns to the Border - 1954 story ... aka Shadow Valley USA Hondo - 1953 story "The Gift of Cochise" East of Sumatra - 1953 story.
Family Ties: The last of seven children born to a veterinarian father and a teacher mother.
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Notes: Family name was originally spelled LaMoore.
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