Westward the Tide

Westward the Tide

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Matt Bardoul was a good man to have as a friend and a bad one to make trouble with. He was also a single-minded drifter--until he met his match in an outspoken beauty named Jacquine Coyle. She was headed into the Bighorn Mountains with her father and an expedition in search of gold. After Matt signs on to join them, he discovers that there is a group of outlaws in the party--gunfighters and thieves that Matt wouldn't trust for a minute. At first it's unclear what they are planning, but before long Matt realizes that he's the only man standing between innocent people and a brutal conspiracy of greed, lust, and cold-blooded murder.
Publisher: New York : Toronto : Bantam Books, 1995, c1977
ISBN: 9780553247664
0553247662
Branch Call Number: PB FIC L'Amou 3564
Characteristics: 216 p

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RichardPaul
Feb 16, 2011

Westward the Tide ----
by Louis L'Amour c -1977 ----

Excellent! ----

A very enjoyable Read ----

RichardPaul

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Mar 13, 2017

Aaron Stark, the hillbilly, was a lean and cold-eyed man who feared God and nothing else. He carried his squirrel rifle like an extension of his arm, as indeed it was, and he was the sort of man who would last in any venture. The juices of his hard, sinewy body had been drained away by hard living until he was one rawhide piece of toughness and durability. . . . Improvident in the sense that he would never accumulate much, he nevertheless possessed all the qualities of the pioneer. He had courage, hardihood, and a stubborn will that balked at no problem as too great. In later years, in a tamed down and more civilized world his kind would be wasted, they would become drifting outcasts, scorned and betrayed, drifting on with their eyes forever searching for some new, distant horizon. They would find names for them, and call them “Okies” and “Arkies” and they would be despised by fatter and more adjusted men. It would be forgotten that it was of such stuff that the pioneers were made ...

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