Louis L'Amour

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Louis L'Amour
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BornLouis Dearborn LaMoore
(1908-03-22)March 22, 1908
Jamestown, North Dakota, U.S.
DiedJune 10, 1988(1988-06-10) (aged 80)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park
Pen nameTex Burns
OccupationNovelist, short story writer
GenresWestern, science fiction, adventure, non-fiction
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Army
Battles/warsWorld War II
Louis L’Amour and Ronald Reagan, 1983

Louis Dearborn L'Amour (/ˈli ləˈmʊər/; born Louis Dearborn LaMoore; March 22, 1908 – June 10, 1988) was an American novelist and short-story writer. He wrote mostly Western novels, which he called "frontier stories". He also also wrote historical fiction (The Walking Drum), science fiction (Haunted Mesa), non-fiction (Frontier), and poetry and short-story collections. He received the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement in 1979.

After his death, his wife Katie and his children Beau and Angelique continued using the surnamer "L'Amour".[1][2]

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  1. "Golden Plate Awardees of the American Academy of Achievement". www.achievement.org. American Academy of Achievement.
  2. "Awards Banquet Draws 'Giants of Endeavor'" (PDF). The Salt Lake Tribune.

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