The Sackett family is a fictional American family featured in a number of western novels, short . Jublain Sackett (Jubal) – Fourth son of Barnabas Sackett. Dive deep into Louis L’Amour’s Jubal Sackett with extended analysis, commentary, and discussion. Filled with action, adventure, mystery, and historical detail, the Sackett saga is an unforgettable achievement by one of America’s greatest storytellers. In Jubal.

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Jubal Sackett: The Sacketts

Marries Itchakomi Ishaia, a “Sun” of the Natchee. Mustang Man Louis L’Amour. L’Amour primarily as a “reading bond” with them. Everything, the lives of men and the stories they told, ran jugal extremes. One of the last Sacketts to move west.

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The desert watering hole was named for cavalry Lt. I enjoyed this book more than I thought I would.

From the friendship with Keokotah to the awkwardly blooming love of Jubal and Itchakomi, the story covers traveling along the rivers and country side while Jubal and Keokotah move west. Saciett of the great sagas of our time, the chronicle of the Sackett family is perhaps the crowning achievement of one of our greatest storytellers. Open Preview See a Problem? Trivia About Jubal Sackett. If you’re a Sackett aficionado, this book would come fourth in the series, but it’s not necessary to read all, or even any, of the other Sackett novels to enjoy Jubal Sackett.


An intersting thought and an interesting historical viewpoints.

Twenty-six years ago, Dr. A classic range-war Western, this novel features that powerful, romantic, strangely compelling vision of the American West for which L’Amour’s fiction is known. It may jjbal taken me two months to read this book I’ve been busy with schoolbut I scakett finished it! It is utterly alien to my own experiences and gives me a sense of awe and wonder at how that world must have been. This man wants Jubal to find the daughter of the Sun that went West to find a new, safe place for their people.

He’s the survivalist, but he’s also quiet, reserved, a reader. As someone who likes tighter narratives, this bothered me a bit.

He finds love and he finds himself. Jubal Sackett’s urge to explore uubal him westward, and when a Natchez priest asks him to undertake a nearly impossible quest, Sackett ventures into the endless grassy plains the Indians call the Far Seeing Lands.

First Sackett born in the New World. Indians try to kill him, Spanish soldiers try to kill him, a mountain lion tries to kill him, the weather tries to kill him He always thinks things through, never acting prior to planning things out.


Jacob Proffitt ‘s review Feb 03, Probably about the same time Kin and Yance are off trying to save Kin’s future wife from slavers. Could you send it to me? I wish to be wiser, stronger, better. All of it told in the matter-of-fact, story-telling prose that for me makes L’Amour’s writing an endless delight.

He also states how he is haunted by what lies beyond the great mountains and wishes to seek out that land more than anything. I don’t often do that with a book especially one of this length.

Anyway, this little Sackett experiment is progressing well, and I look forward to reading the next, even if it is part of a honking big mashup of four books together I just can’t get enough of nitty-gritty stories of people surviving alone in the wilderness.

So, why the 3 star rating instead of say 4? This… this thing that is me is incomplete.