Stagecoach and Other Short Stories

Stagecoach, Deep Horizons, High Wind, Lonesome Ride, Scout Detail
Author(s): Ernest Haycox
CD - unabridged
Audio (3 discs)
Product Number: BN6404
Released: Jun 10, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781480595217
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"Stagecoach" This is the story that led to the classic John Ford and John Wayne 1939 movie of the same name. Listen as a small group of travelers ride their way to their destination trying to avoid the dangers of the trail, including the famous Geronimo! "Deep Horizons" "He grabbed a broken axe handle and circled around Matt Hobart...." Rustlers are at work, hidden in the chill darkness of a prairie December. It's bad news for the Hobarts-losing their calf could mean starvation. Can Matt fight alone? "High Wind" "Looking for a little trouble, boys?" said Bill Hickok. Cowhands surround Buck LaGrange with a sea of fists in a battle that was bound to happen. Why? Because Abilene is packed with angry cattlemen, desperate settlers, ambitious landowners, and at least one famous gunslinger. Who'll shoot first? "Lonesome Ride" Entrusted with the delivery of one hundred pounds of gold to his partners, Johnny Potter faces four days of hard riding alone in a land of robbers and treacherous terrain.... "Scout Detail" Lieutenant Parke Stobo was assigned to take twenty-five men, a guide, and three days' rations into the mesquites by way of Pete Kempel's ranch. Stobo was also instructed to give the greenhorn Lieutenant Wells a taste of the country. It should have been just a routine detail....