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Author: Elmer Kelton Narrator: George Guidall Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Hewey Calloway Series Release Date: September 2018 ISBN: 9781501913273
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Nearly seventy, Wes Hendricks has led a tough and colorful life as a cowboy and broncobuster, and all he asks now is that he be left alone on his poor, hardscrabble ranch in the west Texas hill country. Not a chance—the powers that be in the little town of Big River (including Wes’ old cowboy pal, druggist/mayor Orville Levitt) have decreed that an artificial lake will be created to generate tourism, and Wes’ ranch stands squarely in their way. Wes is offered great sums of money and is even threatened by the strong-arm tactics of Sheriff Wally Vincent, but he stands firm.

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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

George Guidall, winner of more than eighty AudioFile Earphones Awards, has twice won the prestigious Audie Award for Excellence in Audiobook Narration. In 2014 the Audio Publishers Association presented him with the Special Achievement Award for an audiobook narrator of exceptional stature and accomplishment. During his thirty-year recording career he has recorded over 1,100 audiobooks, won multiple awards, been a mentor to many narrators, and shown by example the potential of fine storytelling. His forty-year acting career includes starring roles on Broadway, an Obie Award for best performance off Broadway, and frequent television appearances.