New Book ‘Louisiana Man’ Captures the Essence of the Iconic Cowboy

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Author Lloyd has recreated the rugged romanticism that embodies classic western adventure stories.

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In American culture, the cowboy has long been considered an icon, a symbol for self sufficiency and rugged adventure. In “Louisiana Man”, author and veteran huntsman Lloyd Antypowich has written an exciting western that captures the immortal romanticism of the iconic cowboy.

This story revolves around the exciting life of young Tom Mentzer who since childhood has had only one all-consuming dream, to be a cowboy. And so upon reaching the tender age of nineteen, he packs up his things, says goodbye to his parents and leaves the family ranch to find greener pastures. He travels to Texas and befriends a well respected ranch owner named Ross O’Riley along with a tough half Mexican named Mex and a half Apache name Patchy. He soon establishes himself as a well respected cowboy and is quite happy with his lot. That is until one night, he and his friends are attacked by a group of rowdy cowboys, and a gunfight ensues ending with the death of one of the attackers and the maiming of another. Tom is soon forced to run for his life after a bounty is put on his head by the slain man’s father, who happens to be a rich ranch owner. Because of this, he is forced to flee and live life as an outlaw. “Louisiana Man” is a truly entertaining read that accurately portrays life in the Wild West.

This book captures the true essence of the Wild West, complete with great characters and accurate settings that will surely please anyone who loves the Western genre.

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About the Author
Lloyd Antypowich has spent years learning the language of the animal of the wilds and their habits. And by doing this, he has been successful in bringing home his trophy. He does not always choose to take an animal and gets just as much satisfaction out of enjoying himself riding his horse into the mountains and learning more about Mother Nature. He refers to it as a way to recharge his batteries. He not only enjoys these outings but, he is in love with them.

Louisiana Man * by Lloyd Antypowich
Publication Date: November 11, 2013
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 180 pages; 978-1-4931-1955-4
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 180 pages; 978-1-4931-1956-1
e-book; $3.99; 978-1-4931-1957-8

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