When Tom Chantry comes west to buy cattle, he quickly runs into trouble. During a drunken scuffle in a bar, Dutch Akin challenges Chantry to a gunfight. Leaving town rather than face Akin, Chantry is quickly branded a coward.
LOUIS L'AMOUR is the only novelist in history to be the recipient of both the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. He has published ninety novels; twenty-six short-story collections; two works of nonfictions; a memoir, Education of a Wandering Man; and a volume of poetry, Smoke from This Altar.