People: Aug. 23, 1982

Though his home off Sunset Boulevard is far from his storied American West, Louis L'Amour continues to celebrate the ideals of a fantasy frontierland where law triumphs over disorder and cowpokes don't go in much for either gunplay or foreplay. If they are anything like their creator, how would they have the time? The author of 81 frontier novels (some 125 million copies in print) with a whip-cracking output of nearly three new books a year, L'Amour may have to take at least one day off in the coming year so that he can...

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