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Riders of the Purple Sage

Written by: Zane Grey
Narrated by: Donald Buka
Series: Riders of the Purple Sage, Book 1
Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
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It's 1871 in the contented Mormon town of Cottonwoods, Utah, and Elder Tull wants to marry wealthy rancher Jane Withersteen so desperately that he's willing to use the water supply - the precious lifeblood of the land - to force her hand. But that was before a mysterious, lone gunman called Lassiter showed up...
Public Domain (P)1990 Recorded Books, Inc.

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  • Ellen
  • 2005-06-07

The Father of the Genre

If Zane Grey's books sound like cliche cowboy stories, it's because he invented the genre. His writing conveys an authentic voice of the times about which he wrote. If you don't Westerns, you probably won't like it. If you like that period in history, this is as good as it gets. This particular recording is lower quality. However, the narrator is a delightful story teller. I recommend the book and this particular production.

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