My Favorite Books

 

People often ask me what my favorite book is. I usually tell them WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS. But I have many books that I love, and I decided to write them down and sort them by how much they affected me:

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The List

WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS by Wilson Rawls
THE RED PONY by John Steinbeck
THE EDUCATION OF LITTLE TREE by Forest Carter
GO DOWN MOSES by William Faulkner
ALL THE PRETTY HORSES by Cormac McCarthy
DELIVERANCE by James Dickey
SHANE by Jack Shaefer
CATCHER IN THE RYE by JD Salinger
ROUGHING IT by Mark Twain
LORD OF THE FLIES by William Golding
A CHILDHOOD by Harry Crews
SANDS OF THE KALHARI by William Mulvihill
JOE by Larry Brown
MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON by Jim Corbett
TARZAN by Edgar Rice Burroughs
A SEPARATE PEACE by John Knowles
THE CRYSTAL CAVE by Mary Stewart
ENDURANCE: SHACKLETON’S INCREDIBLE VOYAGE by Alfred Lansing
CORONADO’S CHILDREN by J. Frank Dobie
COLD MOUNTAIN by Charles Frazier
THE LONG WALK by Slavomir Rawicz
LEGENDS OF THE FALL by Jim Harrison
DESERT DOG by Jim Kjelgaard
THE COUNT OF MONTE CHRISTO by Alexandre Dumas
DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD – Roald Dahl
THE GIVING TREE by Shel Siverstein
THE BIGGEST BEAR by Lynd Ward
GONE TO TEXAS by Forrest Carter
THE YEARLING by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
RUN WITH THE HORSEMEN by Ferrol Sams
RED SKY AT MORNING by Richard Bradford