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May There Be a Road - A Collection of Unabridged Short Stories

Louis L'Amour

Spirited American stories Gathered together for the first time From the coasts of Brazil to the borders of Tibet to the very heartland of America, May There Be a Road gathers ten previously uncollected stories that capture the magnificent scope and sense of epic adventure that epitomize Louis L'Amour classic fiction. In these vivid settings L'Amour takes us into the pivotal moments when lives are altered forever, when men and women face a deadly enemy, find a kindred spirit, or confront their own mortality. Among the unforgettable characters we meet here are a hard-living, hard-drinking freighter captain whose penchant for flying may change the course of World War II . . . A lonely frontiersman who unexpectedly finds himself the protector of two orphans . . . A boxer who accepts a gambler's payoff and then must fight to redeem himself . . . A detective willing to believe an unproven story in order to discover a painful truth hidden in a small town. And in the title story L'Amour weaves the powerful tale of a young Tibetan khan who leads a band of horsemen on a daring escape across treacherous mountain terrain. At stake is the survival of a people and an ancient way of life. Evoking the American spirit of bravery, pride, adventure, and self-reliance as few writers have, this extraordinary volume proves once again that L'Amour has set a standard yet to be matched. From the Paperback edition.

Spirited American stories Gathered together for the first time From the coasts of Brazil to the borders of Tibet to the very heartland of America, May There Be a Road gathers ten previously uncollected stories that capture the magnificent scope and sense of epic adventure that epitomize Louis L'Amour classic fiction. In these vivid settings L'Amour takes us into the pivotal moments when lives are altered forever, when men and women face a deadly enemy, find a kindred spirit, or confront their own mortality. Among the unforgettable characters we meet here are a hard-living, hard-drinking freighter captain whose penchant for flying may change the course of World War II . . . A lonely frontiersman who unexpectedly finds himself the protector of two orphans . . . A boxer who accepts a gambler's payoff and then must fight to redeem himself . . . A detective willing to believe an unproven story in order to discover a painful truth hidden in a small town. And in the title story L'Amour weaves the powerful tale of a young Tibetan khan who leads a band of horsemen on a daring escape across treacherous mountain terrain. At stake is the survival of a people and an ancient way of life. Evoking the American spirit of bravery, pride, adventure, and self-reliance as few writers have, this extraordinary volume proves once again that L'Amour has set a standard yet to be matched. From the Paperback edition.
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Genres:

Western

Description:

Spirited American stories Gathered together for the first time From the coasts of Brazil to the borders of Tibet to the very heartland of America, May There Be a Road gathers ten previously uncollected stories that capture the magnificent scope and sense of epic adventure that epitomize Louis L'Amour classic fiction. In these vivid settings L'Amour takes us into the pivotal moments when lives are altered forever, when men and women face a deadly enemy, find a kindred spirit, or confront their own mortality. Among the unforgettable characters we meet here are a hard-living, hard-drinking freighter captain whose penchant for flying may change the course of World War II . . . A lonely frontiersman who unexpectedly finds himself the protector of two orphans . . . A boxer who accepts a gambler's payoff and then must fight to redeem himself . . . A detective willing to believe an unproven story in order to discover a painful truth hidden in a small town. And in the title story L'Amour weaves the powerful tale of a young Tibetan khan who leads a band of horsemen on a daring escape across treacherous mountain terrain. At stake is the survival of a people and an ancient way of life. Evoking the American spirit of bravery, pride, adventure, and self-reliance as few writers have, this extraordinary volume proves once again that L'Amour has set a standard yet to be matched. From the Paperback edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

John Bedford Lloyd

Length:

2h 23m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:12


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:29


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:35


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:42


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:40


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:20


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:34


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

00:23


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:22


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

02:44


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

00:58


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:42


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:19


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:43


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:17


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:48


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:03


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

00:58


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:02


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:16


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:25


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:43


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:03


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

02:57


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

02:10


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:55


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:02


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:59


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:47


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:01


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:57


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:59


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:22


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

01:17


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

02:39


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:21


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:49


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:01


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

01:19


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

00:37