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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When it comes down to it, you just have to pick up a Louis L’Amour every now and then. If you love westerns or historical fiction then you will love this story as well. I have to say that I kept expecting the other Sacketts to follow the trail markers that Jubal left and come to his rescue a few times, but it never happened.

Detailed Review Summary of Jubal Sackett by Louis L’Amour

In Jubal Sackett, the second generation of this great American family pursues a destiny in the wilderness of a sprawling new land. The tug of the distant frontier, the lure of This book definitely started off slower than the other Sackett books, but my goodness, what a great book.

In the film adaptations he is portrayed by Sam Elliott. Oct 28, Denise rated it liked it. Founder of Clinch Mountain Branch of Sacketts. Dec 16, Micah Unice rated it it was amazing. Their father liked his horses fast, his drinks hard, and his preachers Hellfire hot, and raised his three sons accordingly.

I am in no position, from my present day living-room, to comment on the likely authenticity of Jubal’s experience, but what I can say is that Louis L’Amour makes me believe each and every one, and read “on the edge of my seat” at times. Wears three pistols, two tied down and one in his coat. John Sackett that he found the name on Sackett’s Well in a place west of Yuma. He has fought many men and conquered each time. In fact, I didn’t realise it at all until I had finished the book and went to GoodReads to see what other people think of it.


I have read many Louis L’Amour books, but this is sackeht one I remember the most.

Jubal Sackett: The Sacketts

Once the two got together the story could flow along naturally. In Jubal Sackettthe second generation of Louis L’Amour’s great American family pursues a destiny in the wilderness of a sprawling new land. Tennessee River ValleyUnited States. Free with day Trial Membership details Membership details A day free trial and your first audiobook is free After trial, get 1 credit each month good for any audiobook.

It had a lot of the usual traits like his repetitive explanations of Although they often go long periods without seeing one another, they’re completely devoted to one another, and come to each other’s aid any time needed, dropping all else that they might be involved in at the time, true to the one binding rule in their lives: In a flurry of nostalgia I decided to read Mr.

Filled with exciting tales of the frontier, the chronicle of the Sackett family is perhaps the crowning achievement of one of our greatest storytellers. As one of his brothers relates it, “Seems like they’d been told they were hunting a lawyer. Stefan Rudnicki, Jim Gough Length: Jubal Sackett, the quiet son of Barnabas, is a loner, a dreamer, an explorer. It is she who will rule her people when their aging chief dies, but first she must vanquish her rival, the arrogant warrior Kapata.


My father exposed me to L’Amour when I was a child. He loves the sights and probably would never choose another way to live. Trivia About Jubal Sackett.

They subsequently come across a small band of Natchez Indians, whose leader asks Jubal to look for a another party of their tribe — more specifically to look for the Sun princess who is leading that group on an exploratory search for new lands further to the west and to tell her that the Sun chief is dying, which means that she must cut short her search and come back to replace that chief.

Other books in the series. Travels to the New World to escape the warrant of the Queen.

John Curless did a good job bringing the characters to life. The first quote is talking about yourself and how you can always become better than you were before.

It is utterly alien to my own experiences and gives me a sense of awe and wonder at how that world must have been. Adventure Books Westerns Historical Fiction. What the critics say “John Curless’s rendition of Jubal Sackett is exceptional It’s a perfect bedtime book, a lovely way to spend the long summer evenings: