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Barnabas Sackett was on the run. The only trail open to him ran West. With a few fierce fighting friends and his courageous wife Abigail by his side, Barnabas began to carve a place for himself and his glowing family out of the harsh Eastern American landscape. Facing an unyielding terrain, forbidding elements and savage Indians Barnabas stood tall, staking a bold Sackett claim on the future. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
Filled with exciting tales of the frontier, the chronicle of the Sackett family is perhaps the crowning achievement of one of our greatest storytellers. In To the Far Blue Mountains, Louis L'Amour weaves an unforgettable tale of a man who journeys to his homeland — but discovers that finding his way back to America may be impossible....
Barnabas Sackett was leaving England forever to find his fortune in the New World. But as he settled his affairs, he learned that a warrant from Queen Elizabeth had been sworn against him — and that men were searching for him in every port. At issue were some rare gold coins Sackett had found and sold — coins believed to be part of a great treasure lost by King John years before. Believing that Sackett possesses the rest of the treasure, the Queen will stop at nothing to find him. And if he's caught, Sackett will face torture — and even the gallows.... --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Enjoy Louis L'Amours writing, I'm reading all the Sackett books. They keep me guessing, and wanting more... However river the ride is my favoritePublished 16 months ago by Lisa
My first by L'Amour. A good intro. Sound characters but not a lot of depth. Good enough to want to read more.Published 17 months ago by No L Coward
Louis L'Amour is always a good read . I am interested in following the Sackett family in the New AmericaPublished 18 months ago by Leanne
Was a gift. What more can be said as I do not read this type of book. I am sure it is a good read.Published on March 15 2013 by Elaine
I read this book a long long time back, but I still remember it very well.great characters and an entertaining story.A worthy sire to a wothy series.Published on Oct. 9 1999
L'Amour is oustanding, no other writer has his attention to detail and imagery in their writings. Barnabas, Jeremy Ring, and others are once again beautifully presented and... Read morePublished on Sept. 21 1999
In this novel some the best setting for stories are combines. The prisons of England, the high sea in the age of piracy, and the still wild American frontier. Read morePublished on April 6 1999 by email@example.com