Louis L'Amour

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Louis L'Amour
Ronald Reagan presenting Congressional Gold medal to Louis L'Amour C17215-24 (cropped).jpg
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/; March 22, 1908 – June 10, 1988) was an American novelist and short-story writer. His books contains primarily focused onn Western novels (though he called his work "frontier stories"); however, he also wrote historical fiction (The Walking Drum), science fiction (Haunted Mesa), non-fiction (Frontier), as well as poetry and short-story collections. he published not more than a hundred stories and also he was given the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement in 1979. after his death, his wife Katie and his children Beau and Angelique still using his name.[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.