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BEST OF THE WESTDuring the 1950s, Alan LeMay was writing classic Western novels that were being made into equally classic films, such as The Searchers and The Unforgiven. But he was also writing brilliant short stories, published in magazines such as Collier's and The Saturday Evening Post, and the best of these are collected here.These stories include "The Wolf Hunter," aBEST OF THE WESTDuring the 1950s, Alan LeMay was writing classic Western novels that were being made into equally classic films, such as The Searchers and The Unforgiven. But he was also writing brilliant short stories, published in magazines such as Collier's and The Saturday Evening Post, and the best of these are collected here.These stories include "The Wolf Hunter," a gripping tale of a loner who makes his living hunting wolves for bounty and the crafty coyote who torments him. Old Man Coffee, one of LeMay's most memorable characters, finds himself in the midst of a murder mystery in "The Biscuit Shooter." In "Delayed Action," Old Man Coffee's challenge is to vindicate a lawman who's been falsely accused. These and many other fine stories display the talent and skill of one of the West's greatest storytellers....

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ISBN : 19823413
Format Type : Kindle Edition
Number of Pages : 242 Pages
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  • John Bruni
    2018-10-27 10:00

    I'm a huge fan of THE SEARCHERS. Alan LeMay wrote the wonderful novel that the John Wayne movie is based on. Sadly, it was the only book by LeMay I'd ever read until now. This one is a collection of decent short stories, all westerns. None of them come close to holding a candle to THE SEARCHERS, but really, how could they? Most of them are your basic pulp western tales, but there are a few that stand out. My favorite is, hands down, the first in the book: "The Wolf Hunter." It's the story of a wolf hunter getting locked into a battle to the death with a trickster coyote. The battle of wits between them is awesome, but the best part comes after one of them emerges victorious. My second favorite is the last story in the book: "Spanish Crossing." Talk about misunderstandings! I also loved the intro, written by LeMay's son, about LeMay's life and career. He was a very interesting guy who did a lot of things before dying prematurely in the 'Sixties.