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Big country, volume 2 : Stories of Louis L'Amour. / Louis L'Amour.

L'Amour, Louis, 1908-1988 (Author). Bramhall, Mark. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781481545365 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (3 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2010.

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General Note:
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Mark Bramhall.
Summary, etc.:
Louis L'Amour said that the West was no place for the frightened or the mean. It was a "big country needing big men and women to live in it." Here are three more of his fine short stories about the West. West of the Tularosa Ruth Kermitt, owner of the Tumbling K ranch, made a deal with old Tom McCracken, owner of the Firebox spread, to buy his ranch. That's why the Tumbling K's foreman, Ward McQueen, and some of the Tumbling K crew have come to take possession. But in a deserted bunkhouse on the Firebox, they find the body of Jimmy McCracken, son of the former owner, who was clearly killed in a gunfight. Then, Sheriff Bill Foster shows up with a posse. Riding with that posse is Neal Webb, who claims that he owns the Firebox and that he's got a transfer deed signed by Jimmy McCracken conveying that ownership. Webb seizes the opportunity to accuse Ward McQueen and his men of killing McCracken in order to claim possession of the Firebox. Despite his...
Target Audience Note:
Text Difficulty 9 - Text Difficulty 12
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Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 97622 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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