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  • Details about Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West (sound recording)

    Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West (sound recording)

    Bill O'Reilly; David Fisher; Tom Wopat (Read by)

    The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's historic series Legends and Lies: The Real West , a fascinating, eye-opening look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we know How did Davy Crockett save President Jackson's life only to end up dying at the Alamo? Was the Lone Ranger based on a real lawman-and was he an African American? What amazing detective work led to the capture of Black Bart, the "gentleman bandit" and one of the west's most famous stagecoach robbers? Did Butch Ca……more

  • Details about The Strong Land: A Western Sextet (sound recording)

    The Strong Land: A Western Sextet (sound recording)

    Louis L'Amour; Mark Bramhall (Read by); Traber Burns (Read by); Jim Meskimen (Read by); Jon Tuska (Editor)

    Louis L'Amour was the most decorated author in the history of American letters and a recipient of the Medal of Freedom. Now collected here in a single book are several of Louis L'Amour's finest Western stories the way Mr. L'Amour wrote them. At the time Louis L'Amour was writing, it was common practice for editors to rewrite the manuscript to fit certain publishing criteria. The text of The Strong Land has been restored, and the stories within it appear as Mr. L'Amour intended for them to be rea……more

  • Details about Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt, His Cowboy Regiment, and the Immortal Charge up San Juan Hill (sound recording)

    Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt, His Cowboy Regiment, and the Immortal Charge up San Juan Hill (sound recording)

    Mark Lee Gardner; Danny Campbell (Read by)

    The first definitive account of this legendary fighting force and its extraordinary leader, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Lee Gardner's Rough Riders is narrative nonfiction at its most invigorating and compulsively readable. Its dramatic unfolding of a familiar, yet not-fully-known story will remind readers of James Swanson's Manhunt.Two months after the sinking of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor in February 1898, Congress authorized President McKinley to recruit a volunteer army to drive the Spaniard……more

  • Details about Appaloosa (sound recording)

    Appaloosa (sound recording)

    Robert Parker

    When it comes to writing, Robert B. Parker knows no boundaries. From the iconic Spenser detective series and the novels featuring Sunny Randall and Jesse Stone, to the groundbreaking historical novel Double Play , Parker's imagination has taken readers from Boston to Brooklyn and back again. In Appaloosa , fans are taken on another trip to the untamed territories of the West during the 1800s. When Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch arrive in Appaloosa, they find a small, dusty town suffering at the h……more

  • Details about Great Classic Westerns: Unabridged Short Stories (sound recording)

    Great Classic Westerns: Unabridged Short Stories (sound recording)

    Joaquin Miller; Bret Harte; Ambrose Bierce; Bronson Pinchot (Narrated by)

    A collection of timeless westerns from some of the most well known authors of the genre, this recording includes the following stories: "The Little Gold Miners" by Joaquin Miller, "Bulger's Reputation" by Bret Harte, "The Leaf of Red Rose" by W.H.H. Murray, "The Secret of Macarger's Gulch" by Ambrose Bierce, "The Californian's Tale" by Mark Twain, "Twelve O'Clock" by Stephen Crane, "The Vengeance of Padre Arroyo" by Gertrude Atherton, "A Deal in Wheat" by Frank Norris, "The Caballero's Way" by O……more

  • Details about Trail to Cottonwood Falls (sound recording)

    Trail to Cottonwood Falls (sound recording)

    Dusty Richards; George Guidall (Narrated by)

    After years of driving cattle and wearing a ranger's badge, disaffected Texan Ed Wright retires--intent on drowning his sorrows with whiskey. But widowed rancher Unita Nance has one last job for him, and she won't take no for an answer.…more

  • Details about Riders of the Purple Sage: The Restored Edition (sound recording)

    Riders of the Purple Sage: The Restored Edition (sound recording)

    Zane Grey; Mark Bramhall (Read by)

    Now, for the first time in a century, Zane Grey's best-known novel is presented in its original form exactly as he wrote it. In Cottonwoods, Utah, in 1871, a woman stands accused and a man is sentenced to whipping. Into this travesty of small-town justice rides the one man whom the town elders fear. His name is Lassiter, and he is a notorious gunman who's come to avenge his sister's death. It doesn't take Lassiter long to see that this once peaceful Mormon community is controlled by the corrupt ……more

  • Details about A Ranger Rides to Town: Rain on a Mountain Fork - Down Sonora Way (sound recording)

    A Ranger Rides to Town: Rain on a Mountain Fork - Down Sonora Way (sound recording)

    Louis L'Amour; Dramatization Staff (Read by)

    Rain on a Mountain Fork Lawman, manhunter, peacemaker-it takes a hard breed of man to survive as a Texas Ranger, but Chick Bowdrie stands head and shoulders above the rest. The rough trails are his home. He's dried by the desert sun and wind, scarred and toughened by uncounted gun battles, and when you look into his black eyes it's like looking down the barrels of two .44s. He rides in the name of justice, but he lives by his own law. And if you're thinking about walking on the wrong side of Bow……more

  • Details about Resolution

    Resolution

    Robert Parker

    When greedy mine owner Eamon O'Malley threatens the loose coalition of local ranchers and starts buying up Resolution's few businesses, Hitch and Cole find themselves in the middle of a makeshift war between O'Malley's men and the ranchers. In a place where law and order don't exist, Hitch and Cole must make their own, guided by their sense of duty, honor, and friendship.…more

  • Details about The last gunfighter: Avenger (sound recording)

    The last gunfighter: Avenger (sound recording)

    William W. Johnstone; Christiane Turner (Narrated by); George Guidall (Narrated by)

    A price has been placed on the head of gunfighter Frank Morgan, leaving him only one course of action--kill the man who put it there. Vengefully trekking across the frontier, he survives ambush after ambush, each drawing him closer to a hellish ghost town shootout.r…more

  • Details about Big Sky Country (sound recording)

    Big Sky Country (sound recording)

    Linda Lael Miller

    The illegitimate son of a wealthy rancher, Sheriff Slade Barlow grew up in a trailer hitched to the Curly-Burly hair salon his mother runs. He was never acknowledged by his father--until now. Suddenly, Slade has inherited half of Whisper Creek Ranch, one of the most prosperous in Parable, Montana. That doesn't sit well with his half-brother, Hutch, who grew up with all the rights of a Carmody. Including the affections of Joslyn Kirk, homecoming queen, rodeo queen, beauty queen--whom Slade has ne……more