Doc [electronic resource] : A Novel. Mary Doria Russell.
- ISBN: 9780307877895 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (14 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2011.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Mark Bramhall.
|Summary, etc.:|| The year is 1878, peak of the Texas cattle trade. The place is Dodge City, Kansas, a saloon-filled cow town jammed with liquored-up adolescent cowboys and young Irish hookers. Violence is random and routine, but when the burned body of a mixed-blood boy named Johnnie Sanders is discovered, his death shocks a part-time policeman named Wyatt Earp. And it is a matter of strangely personal importance to Doc Holliday, the frail twenty-six-year-old dentist who has just opened an office at No. 24, Dodge House. Beautifully educated, born to the life of a Southern gentleman, Dr. John Henry Holliday is given an awful choice at the age of twenty-two: die within months in Atlanta or leave everyone and everything he loves in the hope that the dry air and sunshine of the West will restore him to health. Young, scared, lonely, and sick, he arrives on the rawest edge of the Texas frontier just as an economic crash wrecks the dreams of a nation. Soon, with few alternatives open to...
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