Chancy

Chancy

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When Otis Chancy started out he had nothing. Then fate dealt him four of a kind -- all bullets. The young drifter played his hand for keeps, taking his chances against crooked sheriffs, deadly gunmen and renegade Indians. He fought his way, learning the bitter rules as he went along. And when the smoke cleared, he stood alone, boss of his own cattle outfit -- but the game was far from over . . .show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 106.68 x 172.72 x 12.7mm | 113.4g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • MAP AND GRAPHIC NOVEL BACKAD
  • 0553280856
  • 9780553280852
  • 117,379

About Louis L'Amour

Louis L'Amour is undoubtedly the bestselling frontier novelist of all time. He is the only author in history to receive both the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of his life's work. He has published ninety novels; twenty-seven short-story collections; two works of nonfiction; a memoir, Education of a Wandering Man; and a volume of poetry, Smoke from This Altar. There are more than 300 million copies of his books in print worldwide.show more

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Cattle drive in a deadly country... Poor, orphaned at thirteen, Otis Chancy left the Tennessee mountains with nothing but a will to work, a drive to succeed, and the backbone for a fight. So when a fight comes his way, along with a chance to buy a herd of cattle and start his own spread, nineteen-year-old Chancy doesn't hesitate. He guns down a man who'd been using a sheriff's badge to justify cattle thieving. But when a mysterious woman betrays him, he will find himself stalked by a deadly gunman. Despite his youth, Chancy won't run--and when his past catches up to him in Cheyenne, he'll make his stand, whether his partner and cowhands back his play...or whether he fights alone.show more

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