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Louis L'Amour is the foremost storyteller of the American West. He was the first novelist ever to receive the Congressional Gold Medal from the U.S. Congress in honor of his life's work, and was also awarded the Medal of Freedom. There are nearly 260 million copies of his books in print worldwide, translated into 20 languages, making him one of the bestselling authors in modern literary history. Louis L'Amour died on June 10, 1988.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Adventure stories, American, War stories, American, Large type books