A Biography
CD - unabridged
Audio (17 discs)
Product Number: C4772
Released: Nov 19, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781436155816
Narrator/s: James Jenner
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Robert Morgan's Gap Creek was an Oprah's Book Club selection and a phenomenal New York Times best-seller. Here he turns his talent to chronicling the life of American frontier legend Daniel Boone. "[An] absorbing and stirring chronicle of the great frontiersman."-Booklist, starred review


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Product Number: BX00001114
Product Number:Z0183
Product Number:C4772

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Author(s): Robert Morgan
Narrator(s): James Jenner
Product Number Z0183
Released: Mar 28, 2011
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ISBN: #9781456107277
Author(s): Robert Morgan
Product Number EB00008876
Released: Sep 23, 2008
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Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: #9781565126541

Professional reviews

"Daniel Boone's exploration of pre-revolutionary America and the stories of his adventures in the wilderness make for some mighty-fine listening. The author includes lots of writings and legends about Boone to form a rich cache of information about life on the frontier in the mid-eighteenth century. Narrator James Jenner takes the approach of an epic storyteller, giving the words an almost-poetic treatment, suggested by the author's emotional narrative of expedition and risk. Jenner's sandy voice has a mature, avuncular tone just right for family entertainment; his relaxed pace fits a relaxing history much more compelling and memorable than the details of politics in those times. Robert Morgan's biography adapts perfectly to audio, and narrator Jenner gives it an endearing touch. J.A.H. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine"

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