Gunman's Reckoning

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Author: Max Brand (Frederick Schiller Faust)
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 79,636 / 219 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 4,498
Added to site: 2006.09.10
mnybks.net#: 14677
Genre: Western
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new how to draw out steel to a streak of light; the handle of the knife was from Milan. On the whole, it was a delicate and beautiful weapon--and it had the durable suppleness of--say--hatred itself.

Lefty Joe, like a pirate in a tale, took this weapon between his teeth; allowed his squat, heavy bulk to swing down and dangle at arm's length for an instant, and then he swung himself a little and landed softly on the floor of the car.

Who has not heard snow drop from the branch upon other snow beneath? That was the way Lefty Joe dropped to the floor of the car. He remained as he had fallen; crouched, alert, with one hand spread out on the boards to balance him and give him a leverage and a start in case he should wish to spring in any direction.

Then he began to probe the darkness in every direction; with every glance he allowed his head to dart out a little. The movement was like a chicken pecking at imaginary grains of corn. But eventually he satisfied himself that his quarry lay in the f

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2011.07.13
bigalh
*****

This was a wonderful book! The characters were very well done - centered around Donnegan. Different aspects of his character come out as the story develops. Many surprises along the way. Definitely not one of your typical cowboy westerns. I highly recommend this book!


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