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Old Yeller

Written by: Fred Gipson
Narrated by: Peter Francis James
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Publisher's Summary

When a novel like Huckleberry Finn or The Yearling comes along, it defies customary adjectives because of the intensity of the response it evokes in the reader. Such a tale is Old Yeller; to listen to this eloquently simply story of a boy and his dog in the Texas hill country is an unforgettable and deeply moving experience.
©1956 Fred Gipson (P)2009 HarperCollins Publishers

What the critics say

"There is something special in the telling of this story which makes it more than just a tender account of a boy's love for his dog, and more than a tale of frontier days. It is the combination of excellent writing and the sensitivity to human emotions that places it on a shelf with the classics." ( Saturday Review of Literature)
"Exciting and heartwarming indeed. Recommended for adults and teenagers." ( Library Journal)

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Such a classic!

This was a wonderful book for me and my eleven year old to listen to. We both enjoyed the narrator very much and the story was about a young man learning the difficulties of homesteading while his father is away. Heart wrenching.

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Loved listening to this story

This did not disappoint. Love the book. Enjoyed the narration very much. Never too old to enjoy a classic.

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Old Yeller

I had never read “Old Yeller” before, but wanted to. I decided to choose an audiobook because I wanted my sons to listen also and figured I couldn’t get through it without bawling. Well, I won’t regret that! The narrator was a perfect fit for this classic! He made came alive, along with the music added to it. We all enjoyed it very much! I will listen to it again.

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a classic for good reason

how difficult and wholesome life was in 1860's Texas. Well performed and will take you on a journey back in time.

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