By Louis L'Amour
From his selection to depart college at fifteen to roam the realm, to his reminiscences of lifestyles as a hobo at the Southern Pacific Railroad, as a farm animals skinner in Texas, as a service provider seaman in Singapore and the West Indies, and as an itinerant bare-knuckled prizefighter throughout small-town the USA, this is Louis L'Amour's memoir of his lifelong love affair with learning--from books, from yondering, and from a few awesome males and women--that formed him as a storyteller and as a guy. Like vintage L'Amour fiction, Education of a Wandering Man mixes genuine frontier drama--such because the author's determined efforts to outlive a unexpected two-day trek around the blazing Mojave desert--with true-life characters like Shanghai waterfront toughs, barren region prospectors, and cowboys whom Louis L'Amour met whereas touring the globe. ultimately, in his personal phrases, this can be a tale of a one of a kind lifestyles lived to the fullest . . . a existence that encouraged the books that might ceaselessly permit us to relive our excellent frontier background.
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