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This violent land by William W. Johnstone

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Published .
Written in English


  • Fiction,
  • Western stories,
  • Gunfighters,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Smoke Jensen (Fictional character)

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Before he went off in search of his father, long before he become a legend, Kirby Jensen was a young man trying to make a living with the gifts God gave him--courage, cunning, and lightning with a gun.

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam W. Johnstone with J.A. Johnstone
SeriesSmoke Jensen novel -- 2, Smoke Jensen novel -- 2.
ContributionsJohnstone, J. A., author
LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Pagination282 pages ;
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26497785M
ISBN 101617737186
ISBN 109781617737183
LC Control Number2015937820

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