By Louis L'Amour
Smoke From This Altar, a booklet that has develop into mythical between Louis L'Amour readers, is the first actual publication L'Amour ever released. It seemed, to nice severe compliment, on the market basically in Oklahoma bookstores greater than fifty years in the past. given that then it has turn into the main sought-after L'Amour identify of all, with the few circulating copies from the details run commanding most sensible buck from infrequent booklet creditors. Now, ultimately, it really is being released nationally during this attractive souvenir Bantam edition.
It used to be in Smoke From This Altar that L'Amour first gave public voice to his now-celebrated spirit of wanderlust. just like the brief tales in his vintage, million-copy-selling Yondering, and his best-selling memoir Education of a Wandering Man, the poems during this ebook are encouraged via his stories and stories of his trips throughout oceans and continents. it's classic L'Amour storytelling--in verse--about nature, the land, and the folk who enjoyed and braved it.
Smoke From This Altar starts with a newly written creation by way of his spouse Kathy within which she discusses the distinctive position this paintings has held within the L'Amours' lives. In concludes with twenty formerly uncollected L'Amour poems chosen by way of his family.
Impassioned, adventurous, heroic, and funny, Smoke From This Altar is exclusive L'Amour writing, to be learn and loved many times.