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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Nov 01, Pages Buy. Highly engaging for young boys and men, with some for the women folks too. His physical development complete, the narrative focuses on events shaping him mentally, his life experiences forging him into the formidable man he becomes.

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Want to Read saving…. Czeslaw Milosz won the Nobel Prize for Literature. L’Amour agreed, later amending the contract to say that he would produce three instead of two novels per year.

I tend to like my books to be just the opposite, however I did find that some of the quotes really spoke to me. Did like his explanation of the Shoshone warrior culture and how it would lead to their ultimate demise.

Overall though, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. But even so, even knowing all this, and being constantly irritated by it, I adored these books. So much history has been lost to time and the lack of people that know vendigo to write. The plots were nearly always highly implausible, relying on continuous fortuitous coincidences finding gold, meeting just the person one is looking for in the middle of the bebdigo or in a restaurant in a large city, bullets deflected by belt-buckles, etc which allowed the tall, strong-boned men accustomed to hard work and harsh landscapes to find their way into the hearts of beautiful, young women, usually with red-blonde hair.

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. In the book, we are introduced to him as a young man bwndigo was physically strong. Another installment in L’Amour’s voluminous history of the Sacketts, the Shafters, and others in their emigration from the British Isles to the Carolinas and West of the Mississippi.


Sherral As far as I know, that’s the end. If you discover a sequel, please let me know! Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.


L’Amour’s Bendigo Shafter is the human being we shafger wish we were, I think Open Preview See a Problem? If this is the sam This is another one of Louis L’Amour’s epic novels. View Printer Friendly Version. You may like this, or you may not.

Bendigo Shafter (Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures)

If time travel were possible this is one of those places and times I would love to visit. And if his destiny deems it so, will he be willing to leave the community he toiled so shavter and hard to build? At the time of his death all of his works were in print 86 novels, 14 short-story collections and one full-length work of nonfiction and he was considered “one of the world’s most popular writers”.

Enjoyable, just not brilliant. Bendigo Sackett bendigi west like so shaftee others to find land and a place to build a place for himself and his family. Looking for More Great Reads? A bonus for fans of the Sacketts — a seemingly peripheral Sackett is actually central to the success of the tale. National Book Awards, www.

A great novel on the power of various types of teachers: I was given some, and I bought some, and I traded for others. Reading one now as an adult I appreciate it so much more than when I was younger. He has also fallen in love with a girl now living in New York City, now an actress.

Perfect for a family read aloud book. If this is the same Ethan then he is still alive during the same time as Tell, Orrin and Tyerel come West, as well as all the other youngsters in the Sackett clan.


Meanwhile, Ben rescues a strange girl stranded in a cave, who turns out to be an actress and bsndigo life’s love. I’m not sure what else a person can say, other than this was an enjoyable read that call to me whenever I set the book down. He also realizes that he is uneducated and must find a way to solve that problem.

I have not read a Louis L’Amour novel in years and this was a bit like picking up an old friend.

The first L’Amour novel published under this contract was Radigan in It is not to wait for supper of an evening or for bedtime or shafteg a drink at a saloon. A wonderful story Told by one of the greatest story tellers that ever lived. It doesn’t inspire you to try to be him, but to be the best version of yourself, a timeless notion that should resonate with most people.

Bendigo Shafter is 6’2″, kind and gentle toward women, a hard bendigp who takes satisfaction in his labour, who understands the Indian and respects him, who reads Benidgo Law and Plutarch etc. Louis L’Amour’s Official Website http: Western Fiction Historical Fiction Category: So it came off more like boasting. Or the fact that Chapter 32 ends with the line “‘When I go,’ I decided suddenly, ‘I’ll take Lorna with me,” and Chapter 33 ends with nearly the exact same line: One of his best books.

He’s the type of man you want to raise your son to be. It would have been interesting except the main character was the narrator.