Captain's Rangers

Author(s): Elmer Kelton
Genre: Western
Imprint: Western
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (6.50 hours)
Product Number: Z3453
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781456104092
Narrator/s: Kevin Orton
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This entry in Elmer Kelton's Tales of Texas series whisks us away to witness a violent 1875 conflict. Thirty years after the Battle of San Jacinto, Texans and Mexicans are still spilling blood over control of the Nueces Strip. And Horse thieves and bushwhackers transform this hot, dry stretch between the Nueces and Rio Grande rivers into a lawless inferno. Despite long odds, Captain McNelly and his small band of Texas Rangers strive to bring lasting peace to this swirling vortex of murder and racial hatred.

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All formats/editions

Author(s): Elmer Kelton
Narrator(s): Kevin Orton
Genre: Western
Product Number CW111
Released: Jun 16, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428190573
Author(s): Elmer Kelton
Genre: Western
Product Number EB00099795
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781429912945

Professional reviews

"Kevin Orton enlives Kelton's gritty story of life between the Nueces and Rio Grande Rivers, along the Mexican border, in 1875. Lanham Neal is head ranch hand of Griffin Daingerfield and his daughter Zoe's ranch--until Mexican border bandits attack, burning the buildings and killing Griffin. When Captain L.H. McNelly brings his band of Texas Rangers to establish law and order, Lanham lends a hand. Orton delivers descriptions of McNelly's harsh, controversial methods with a suitable tone of tense restraint. Orton convincingly creates the voices of crusty cowboys and young Rangers, using Texan, Hispanic, and Southern accents when appropriate. This Western tale of killing, ethnic tension, and romance translates well to audio. S.C.A. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"

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