Series: Frontier Collection #6
Length: 208 pages
Audiobook Length: 5 hours and 39 minutes
First Published: 1953
He was etched by the desert’s howling winds, a big, broad-shouldered man who knew the ways of the Apache and the ways of staying alive. She was a woman alone raising a young son on a remote Arizona ranch. And between Hondo Lane and Angie Lowe was the warrior Vittoro, whose people were preparing to rise against the white men. Now the pioneer woman, the gunman, and the Apache warrior are caught in a drama of love, war, and honor.
Quotes from Hondo
Under a quiet sky the planet turned, and horses ate, and men slept, and death waited for morning.
No man knows the hour of his ending, nor can he choose the place or the manner of his going. To each it is given to die proudly, to die well, and this is, indeed, the final measure of the man.
We do not own the land, Angie. We hold it in trust for tomorrow. We take our living from it, but we must leave it rich for your son and for his sons and for all of those who shall follow.
Movie Trailer for Hondo (1953)
About Louis L’Amour
Louis Dearborn L’Amour was born March 22, 1908. He was an American novelist and short-story writer. L’Amour’s books, primarily Western fiction, remain enormously popular, and most have gone through multiple printings. At the time of his death all 101 of his works were in print (86 novels, 14 short-story collections and one full-length work of nonfiction) and he was considered one of the world’s most popular writers. He died June 10.1988. Visit the author’s website →