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To tame a land / Louis L'Amour.

By: L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Bantam Dell, 2009, c1965Edition: Bantam reissue.Description: 154 p. : map ; 18 cm.ISBN: 9780553280319 (pbk.) :; 0553280317 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Western stories | Frontier and pioneer life -- United States -- FictionSummary: Rye Tyler was twelve when his father was killed in an Indian raid. Taken in by a mysterious stranger with a taste for books and an instinct for survival, Rye is schooled in the hard lessons of life in the West. But after killing a man, he is forced to leave his new home. He rides lonely mountain passes and works on dusty cattle drives until he finds a job breaking horses. Then he meets Liza Hetrick, and in her eyes he sees his future. After establishing himself as marshal of Alta, he returns, only to discover that Liza has been kidnapped. Tracking her to Robbers' Roost, Rye is forced to face the man who taught him all he knows about books, guns, and friendship. Two old friends--one woman: Who will walk away?
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"A Bantam book.--T.p. verso.

Bantam ed. published January 1984; Bantam reissue / November 1997; Bantam reissue / March 2005; Bantam reissue / August 2009.

Rye Tyler was twelve when his father was killed in an Indian raid. Taken in by a mysterious stranger with a taste for books and an instinct for survival, Rye is schooled in the hard lessons of life in the West. But after killing a man, he is forced to leave his new home. He rides lonely mountain passes and works on dusty cattle drives until he finds a job breaking horses. Then he meets Liza Hetrick, and in her eyes he sees his future. After establishing himself as marshal of Alta, he returns, only to discover that Liza has been kidnapped. Tracking her to Robbers' Roost, Rye is forced to face the man who taught him all he knows about books, guns, and friendship. Two old friends--one woman: Who will walk away?

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To tame a land / by L'Amour, Louis, ©2010
To tame a land / by L'Amour, Louis, ©1983

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