Louis L'Amour
Date of Birth
Mar 22, 1908

Biography

Louis L'Amour is internationally renowned for his authentic novels about the American West, over 45 of which were later adapted into Hollywood films such as Hondo. Before becoming an author in 1951, the North Dakota native lived much of what he wrote about, having worked as a prospector, cattle skinner, logger, journalist and a boxer. For his valuable contribution to popular American literature,...