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Louis L'Amour fans are invited to join in a project honoring his
forty years as a writer. In Jamestown, North Dakota, Louis' hometown,
a project was started in 1998 to obtain a commemorative postage stamp
from the U.S. Postal Service in recognition of his immense body of
work encompassing the excitement and adventure of the American Frontier.
- By 2000 sales of L'Amour's books reached the 300 million mark.
- All of his books have portrayed the courageous, tenacious spirit
of the men, women and children who settled all regions of our country.
- L'Amour's books are translated into 27 languages making him one
of the best foreign literature ambassador's we've ever had.
- 45 motion pictures have been based on L'Amour's books (shown
in theaters and on television).
- Although Louis' stories have strong man-woman content they can
be read by all ages.
Please send your card or letter in support of this project to:
Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee
U.S. Postal Service
475 L'Enfant Plaza S.W.
Room 4474 E
Washington, DC 20260-2437