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Education of a Wandering Man Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 21 and 22 Summary

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Chapter 21 and 22 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 21, L'Amour ran across a rare book entitled, "The Life of Billy Dixon." It was the story of how twenty-eight buffalo hunters and one woman fought off 700 to 1,000 Comanche and Kiowa warriors. Whenever possible, L'Amour sought out this type of book. He relished stories that told if little known incidents in vivid detail. He read first-hand stories about Wyatt Earp and Buffalo Bill Cody. Trying to earn desperately needed money, L'Amour rented a typewriter so he could increase his volume of writing. One month he didn't have enough money to pay the rent on the typewriter and sent a note to the owner. The owner never claimed the typewriter and it became L'Amour's most prized possession. It seemed as thought the fates were interceding. He was never eligible for any writing grants and won no prizes, but he was gifted, in a...

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