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1.67 out of 51.67 out of 51.67 out of 51.67 out of 51.67 out of 5 1.67 (3 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Narrator: Donal Donnelly Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2015 ISBN: 9781449802172
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When Fanny Osbourne summoned from California her famous—he had already published Treasure Island—but penniless fiancé, he could not fail to heed the call. The cheapest route from his Scottish home was by cattle-boat and trans-continental railroad. Thus it was that one of the age’s most popular authors came to chronicle the great emigrant trek west.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 David | 5/2/2011

    " Kind of interesting little book. I like RLS and he is such a good writer, that I enjoyed this more than if another writer had chronicled his tale of emigration.

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kimbolimbo | 1/2/2011

    " I listened to this book on Librivox.org. The reader was very hard to understand and she made the book BORING. I bet it would be a much more interesting book to actually read. Unfortunately I have no desire to try and read this book again. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Colleen | 10/22/2009

    " I attempted to read this book but it was way to boring. "

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About the Author
Author Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) was born in Scotland. He studied engineering and law at the University of Edinburgh and then began writing while traveling in France. The publication of Treasure Island in 1883 brought him fame and entered him on a course of romantic fiction beloved by young and old alike.

About the Narrator

Donal Donnelly is an Irish-born film and stage actor who trained at Dublin’s Gate Theatre and later joined the world-famous Abbey Theatre. In addition to playing numerous roles on Broadway and in films, he has established himself as a first-rate narrator. Known for his inspired interpretations of James Joyce, his spirited, lyrical delivery has made him a favorite among listeners.