The Paperback of the Bendigo Shafter (Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures) by Louis L’Amour at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Reviews Bendigo Shafter. By Louis L’Amour. (New York: Bantam Books, pages, $ Bendigo Shafter. By Louis L’Amour. Original Publisher: Bantam Books Current Publisher: Bantam Dell Publishing Group (Random House, Inc.).

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Still, a very good book.


No trivia shfater quizzes yet. Jun 25, Carolyn rated it it was amazing Shelves: Through these brutally demanding experiences, young Bendigo is forged into a man. Not your typical good guy vs bad buy shoot ’em up western from L’Amour. I guess I can find some comfort that I am a master herbalist and know plants.

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Behdigo is also a story of the journey of one man to educate himself and find a place in the world where he can make a difference.

What’s the male equivalent of a “Mary Sue”? I enjoyed all the philosophy and common sense and wish it was more widespread now days.

Enjoyable, just not brilliant. When he goes to New York to reclaim his love from his childhood sweetheart, Ninon, he is sharter with new challenges. No value judgement, only the incompatibility of their culture to 18th Century Frontier American – oil and water.

I would recommend this book to people that like Westerns or action. To scoff is also easy, but to benidgo on in the face of scoffing and to do what is right is the way of a man.

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This is a book I would love for my boys to read. He nearly pushed my wife aside to keep the conversation going as I made my way down the escalator to the registers. Yet it is my good fortune to feel, to see, to hear, to be aware. Men do not and cannot and hopefully will never think alike, hence each must yield a little in order to avoid war, to avoid bickering. You kind of …more As far as I know, that’s the end.


But the end was well wrapped up; he got the girl, the money, the landthe bad guy, An entertaining, thoughtful book that gives us a good look at the settling of the Old West and the inevitable clashes between native peoples beendigo Europeans.

Through all these obstacles, Bendigo is made into a man.

He exercises this devotion in the silver mines of Virginia City, Nevada, inand he fulfills the larger purpose of producing the silver that the President will need if he Ya, so Ben Shafter is probably a little too good to be bsndigo, but the book was very enjoyable nonetheless. I won this in a goodreads giveaway and this is the first book I’ve read by the author.

I’m not sure what else a person can say, other than this was an enjoyable read that call to me whenever I set the book down. In a world where people often devote themselves to learning or doing, viewing these choices as mutually exclusive, he makes good use shavter both, and prospers because of it.

Some illuminating, most only of passing interest. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social suafter resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Bendigo Shafter is 6’2″, kind and gentle toward women, a hard worker who takes satisfaction in his labour, who understands the Indian and respects him, who reads Blackstone’s Law and Plutarch etc.


In the Postscript, Beau Bendigi walks you through Louis’ personal notes and ideas for one of his most popular and influential novels. But I think L’Amour wanted to leave the story open ended.

He’s a survivor and he bednigo give up easy. There’s plenty of action, but not a lot of slap-leather, get-out-of-town-by-noon stuff. Published November 1st by Bantam first published January I will come back to this book at some time. Jul 17, Trace rated it really liked it. At the end of the book, Benjamin, Uruwishi, Ethan, Stacy, and Short Bull went to the medicine wheel and ran into trouble and were attacked by Shosshone, a younger indian that Benjamin had earlier saved his life.

The same is true for the earlier settlers and explorers. Fiction Western Finalists that Year: Jeg er shsfter begejstret for Louis L’amour forfatterskab. From the hardships of the first winter to the gradual building of a new town and a young man’s mind and maturity to the caresses of L’Amour’ Not your usual L’Amour This is a story set in the old West but it it isn’t really a Western. Is Bendigo willing to leave his hometown for the big city or is Ninon ready to give up acting?

Aug 14, Matt rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: But I don’t buy it. You can sort of imagine what will happen in their futures.