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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (2 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Elmer Kelton Narrator: Ken Marks Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2016 ISBN: 9781440709449
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Recipient of seven Spur Awards, Elmer Kelton "just keeps getting better and better" (Tulsa World). When a ruthless cattle baron and his men destroy Doug Monahan's property, his old friend and mentor is gunned down. Pistol whipped and now flat broke, Monahan finds refuge on the sprawling homestead of Noah Wheeler and his virtuous daughter. But Monahan refuses to quit. "If there's an heir to the Louis L'Amour legacy, it's Kelton."-Booklist Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nece | 6/12/2011

    " This is a great story about the arrival of barbed wire on the Texas plains. Kelton does a great job with both the history and the story! I definitely recommend this book! Even non-Texans will enjoy it I think. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nece | 1/24/2009

    " This is a great story about the arrival of barbed wire on the Texas plains. Kelton does a great job with both the history and the story! I definitely recommend this book! Even non-Texans will enjoy it I think. "

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About the Author
Author Elmer Kelton

Elmer Kelton (1926–2009) was an award-winning author of more than forty novels, including The Time It Never Rained, Other Men’s Horses, Texas Standoff, and Hard Trail to Follow. He grew up on a ranch near Crane, Texas, and earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas. His first novel, Hot Iron, was published in 1956. Among his awards have been seven Spurs from Western Writers of America and four Western Heritage awards from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame. His novel The Good Old Boys was made into a television film starring Tommy Lee Jones. In addition to his novels, Kelton worked as an agricultural journalist for forty-two years.

About the Narrator

Ken Marks is an actor/narrator with almost thirty years experience in New York City and beyond. He is an Earphones Award Winner for his narration of The High Country by Williard Wyman, and currently he can be seen on Broadway as Uncle Ben in the hit musical Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark.