Author:Hammond, Ralph (pseudonym of Ralph Hammond Innes)


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Black Gold on the Double Diamond

By: Hammond, Ralph (pseudonym of Ralph Hammond Innes)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016434

Condition: Good to Very Good

Hammond was better known as thriller writer Hammond Innes. This one finds a young man abruptly leaving England for "a lonely ranch in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies," where "oil rigs are becoming more common than cattle," and where he hopes to find his father, until then believed killed at Dieppe during World War II. Although it has the appearance of the traditional duster, it is a story of the Canadian West in the middle of the last century, and can only be remotely considered a western, and only then because it includes ranches and cattle in the story about oilmen. ... View more info