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The Searchers

Le May, Alan (Book - 2013)
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From the moment they left their homestead unguarded on that scorching Texas day, Martin Pauley and Amos Henry became searchers. First they had to return to the decimated ranch, bury the bodies of their family, and confront the evil cunning of the Comanche who had slaughtered them. Then they set out in pursuit of missing Lucy Henry. In the years that follow, Amos and Henry survive storms of nature and of men, seeking more than a missing girl, and more than revenge. Both are driven by secrets, guilt, love, and rage. Defying the dangers all around them, two men become frontier legends, searching for the one moment, and the one last battle that will finally set them free...
Authors: Le May, Alan, 1899-1964
Title: The searchers
Publisher: New York, NY : Kensington Publishing Corp., 2013
Characteristics: xl, 308 p. ;,18 cm
Notes: "With a special introduction by original movie cast member Harry Carey, Jr."--Cover
The John Ford western film "The Searchers" is based on this novel
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Summary: From the moment they left their homestead unguarded on that scorching Texas day, Martin Pauley and Amos Henry became searchers. First they had to return to the decimated ranch, bury the bodies of their family, and confront the evil cunning of the Comanche who had slaughtered them. Then they set out in pursuit of missing Lucy Henry. In the years that follow, Amos and Henry survive storms of nature and of men, seeking more than a missing girl, and more than revenge. Both are driven by secrets, guilt, love, and rage. Defying the dangers all around them, two men become frontier legends, searching for the one moment, and the one last battle that will finally set them free...
Additional Contributors: Carey, Harry 1921-2012�, -
ISBN: 9780786031429
0786031425
Statement of Responsibility: Alan Le May
Subject Headings: Pioneers Texas Fiction Frontier and pioneer life West (U.S.) Fiction Indians of North America Fiction Comanche Indians Fiction Indian captivities Fiction Nieces Fiction Revenge Fiction Texas Fiction
Genre/Form: Western stories
Topical Term: Pioneers
Frontier and pioneer life
Indians of North America
Comanche Indians
Indian captivities
Nieces
Revenge
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