Book Review: The Burning Hills

“The Burning Hills” is a Louis L’Amour book. The simple review is this: If you like Louis L’Amour books, you’ll like “The Burning Hills.” I was doing some research on first chapters and picked 10 Louis L’Amours for my homework. I sat down and read the first chapter of each book to look for patterns, [...]

By | 2018-02-23T16:42:06+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Western Writings|0 Comments

Book Review: The Last Full Measure

“The Last Full Measure” is the third book in the Shaara Civil War trilogy. This one was written by Jeff Shaara, as was the first book in the series, “Gods and Generals.” The middle book, “The Killer Angels,” was a Pulitzer Prize winning classic written by Jeff’s father, Michael Shaara. Sadly, Michael passed before he [...]

By | 2018-02-12T17:40:17+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Uncategorized, Western Writings|0 Comments

Movie Review: The Cowboys

“The Cowboys” is a 1972 release starring John Wayne, Roscoe Lee Brown and Bruce Dern. Mark Rydell directed the movie, which was based on the novel by William Dale Jennings. Terrific movie. We watch as Wil Anderson (John Wayne), who loses all of his hands to gold fever, hires on a bunch of teenage boys [...]

By | 2018-01-26T22:48:13+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Western Writings|0 Comments