Louis Dearborn L'Amour was an American novelist and short-story writer. His books consisted primarily of Western novels ; however, he also wrote historical fiction, science fiction, non-fiction (Frontier), as well as poetry and short-story collections. Many of his stories were made into films. L'Amour's books remain popular and most have gone through multiple printings. At the time of his death almost all of his 105 existing works were still in print, and he was "one of the world's most popular writers".
Louis Dearborn LaMoore
Sunday, 22 March 1908
Friday, 10 June 1988
|1954||Oscar||Best Writing, Motion Picture Story||Nominated|