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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0425164195, Mass Market Paperback)This is the all-time classic novel chosen by the Western Writers of America as one of the best western novels ever wrttten. It is also the inspiration for John Wayne's last great starring role--the acclaimed 1976 film, The Shootist This special commemorative edition includes a brand new introduction by the author's son, Miles Swarthout, in which he talks about his father's work and the making of the legendary film.
* Chosen by the Western Writers of America as one of the Best Western Novels Ever Written
* Endorsed by Former President Ronald Reagan as "A treasured edition to my library."
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The shootist in John Bernard Books, a man of principle and the only surviving gunfighter in a vanishing American West. He rides into El Paso in the year 1901, on the day of Queen Victoria's demise, there to be told by a doctor that he must soon confront the greatest shootist of all: Death.
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