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Describe the ways in which Louis L'Amour was educated. What formal education did he have?

What were L'Amour's views on reading? Why did he continue to read even when he became an established writer?

What warnings did Louis L'Amour make about the dangers that America could face if it does not educate its people? Why is it important that people are well-informed when they vote for their political leaders?

What predictions did L'Amour make about countries that may pose a challenge to America's position in the world? How are some of his predictions eerily on target?

How did L'Amour learn so much about the West, his favorite subject to write about? What type of writing and information did L'Amour rely upon the most in writing about the taming of the West?

In L'Amour's view, what does the writer owe his reader? What steps did he take to...

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