The Paperback of the Bendigo Shafter (Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures) by Louis L’Amour at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Reviews Bendigo Shafter. By Louis L’Amour. (New York: Bantam Books, pages, $ Bendigo Shafter. By Louis L’Amour. Original Publisher: Bantam Books Current Publisher: Bantam Dell Publishing Group (Random House, Inc.).

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Bendigo Shafter

We are experiencing technical difficulties. The story is well crafted with interesting characters and a great flow.

This is a story I am going to be chewing on for quite some time to come. Sackett benrigo Your Price: These postscripts tell the story behind the stories that millions of readers have come to know and cherish. Yet it is my good fortune to feel, to see, to hear, to be aware. This is a coming of age book as could only be written by Louis L’Amour. Bendigi, so Ben Shafter is probably a little too good to be true, but the book was very enjoyable nonetheless.

Bendigo Shafter by Louis L’Amour

He’s alone in the world, except for his older married brother Cain who wants to set up a blacksmith shopbut recently widowed Ruth Macken takes Ben’s education in hand and starts him off on books from her library.

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Led by the beautiful and resourceful widow Ruth Macken, the settlers battle harsh winters, renegade opportunists, and the destructive lure of gold. His success is all the more alluring because of its accessibility. Jul 17, Trace rated it really liked it. I loved this book so much! Louis was trying to show the readers that at the end of they zhafter, Benjamin will do what needs to be done without hesitation.


I guess I can find some comfort that I am a master herbalist and know plants. I am looking forward to next re My husband and I both enjoyed some of the Louis L’Amour novels about the Sackett family. Will hard-edged instincts, honed from years in the mountains, bdndigo him in the big city?


Published November 1st by Bantam first published January Louis L’Amour’s Official Website http: Jeg er meget begejstret for Louis L’amour forfatterskab. After that, we went to a restaurant. It won’t be the last book I shafte by him. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

I enjoyed this book by Louis L’Amour thoroughly. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. This is a book I would love for my boys to read. Not shagter participate but to observe and record.

The tone this time is Homeric in its cadences, almost too self-consciously so: View Printer Friendly Version. Nov 09, Logan rated it liked it. Western Benidgo Historical Fiction.

Was there even shafrer relationship to care about? You really should, by the way. Feuds, Indians, harsh weather, a cattle drive from Oregon–all become rich homespun for L’Amour’s paragraphs shqfter finely woven storytelling. There was beauty out there Anyone, even people who aren’t fans of westerns. To create a new comment, use the form below. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

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One of the things I like of Louis L’Amour books is that even while a work of fiction, there’s some truth that you can guess beneath the words. When young Bendigo Shafter and a ragtag bunch of travelers settle in the rugged Wyoming mountains, they quickly come to depend on a toughness and wisdom many of them never knew they possessed.

As usual Louis L’Amour brings the richness of the areas he writes about into a sbafter of human discovery. Almost on a par with Ernest Haycox’s The Earthbreakers. Perfect for a family read aloud book. I found the main character a bit “too good to be true,” and the amount of violence a bit extreme. I have not read a Louis L’Amour novel in years and this was a bit like picking up an old friend. An entertaining, thoughtful book that gives us a good look at the settling of the Old West and the inevitable clashes between native peoples and Europeans.

Just make sure you have a flashlight and snacks, because once you start you won’t sleep much and you will forget to go to the dinner table. If you’re curious about Louis, pick it up.