Savage Country

A Novel
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Product Number: DD34520
Released: Sep 26, 2017
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ISBN: #9781681689807
Narrator/s: Danny Campbell
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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In September 1873, Elizabeth Coughlin, a widow bankrupted by her husband's folly and death, embarks on a buffalo hunt with her estranged and mysterious brother-in-law, Michael. With no money, no family, no job or security, she hopes to salvage something of her former life and the lives of the hired men and their families who depend on her. The buffalo hunt that her husband had planned, she now realizes, was his last hope for saving their land. Elizabeth and Michael plunge south across the aptly named Deadline demarcating Indian Territory from their home state, Kansas. Nothing could have prepared them for the dangers: rattlesnakes, rabies, wildfire, lightning strikes, blue northers, flash floods, threats to life in so many ways. They're on borrowed time: the Comanche are in winter quarters, and the cruel work of slaughtering the buffalo is unraveling their souls. They must get back alive. This is a gripping narrative of that infamous hunt, which drove the buffalo population to near extinction-the story of a moment in our history in which mass destruction of an animal population was seen as the only route to economic solvency. But it's also the intimate story of how that hunt changed Michael and Elizabeth forever.

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Savage Country
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Product Number:DD34520
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eAudio
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Author(s): Robert Olmstead
Narrator(s): Danny Campbell
Product Number Z100107621
Released: Sep 26, 2017
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Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781681689814
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Author(s): Robert Olmstead
Product Number EB00699130
Released: Sep 26, 2017
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Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: #9781616207656

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