Stories of the western range : Three Tales by Louis L'Amour. / Louis L'Amour.
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- Physical Description: 1 online resource (audio file) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2012.
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Narrator: Mark Bramhall.
No one tells tales of the frontier better than Louis L'Amour, who portrays the human side of westward expansion-the good and the bad-before the days of law and order. With their texts restored to the state of their initial publication in magazines, here are three stories penned by America's favorite Western author: "Man Riding West," "The Black Rock Coffin Makers," and "Showdown on the Hogback."In "Man Riding West," Jim Gary comes upon the trail camp of a trio pushing a herd of cattle. One of the men has a shotgun, something usually not carried by men on a trail drive, but Jim asks for coffee anyway. Red Slagle, the ramrod of the outfit, is friendly enough-he even offers Jim a job riding herd. Jim can use the money, and the herd is moving the same direction as Jim, who is on his way to work for Mart Ray, an old saddle mate now foreman for the Double A brand. It's the same brand as that on this herd. In fact, the men even claim they are supposed to meet...
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