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Long Way to Texas

Pete Bradbury

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The Long Way to Texas: Three Rare Kelton Novels

If you're a fan of Western novels, then you'll definitely want to check out the audiobook Long Way to Texas. This exceptional collection brings together three rare novels by Elmer Kelton, all with Texas roots. Each story is filled with adventure, intrigue, and a deep sense of justice.

Joe Pepper: A Tale of Revenge

In the first novel, Joe Pepper, the titular character shares his story from the confines of a prison cell. As he awaits his impending execution, Joe recounts how he discovered his inclination for violence while seeking revenge. What makes Joe's tale even more compelling is his unwavering commitment to justice, even if it means standing against the law.

Long Way to Texas: A Post-Civil War Journey

The second novel, Long Way to Texas, takes place just after the Civil War battle of Glorieta Pass in New Mexico. Lieutenant David Buckalew finds himself leading a group of Confederate riflemen who are under siege and desperately low on supplies. In addition to the physical challenges they face, Buckalew also battles with self-doubt and fear of failure. Will he be able to lead his men to safety?

Eyes of the Hawk: A Man Unforgiving

Eyes of the Hawk, the final novel in this collection, introduces us to Thomas Canfield, known to the Mexican citizens of Stonehill, Texas, as "El Gavilan" - the Hawk. Canfield is a man who never forgives a wrong, and he's determined to teach an insolent rancher a lesson. Despite his enemies' plans to build a fortune at his expense, Canfield has a different idea in mind - he intends to destroy the town rather than surrender to his rival.

Three Novels, One Author

This omnibus edition of three novels by Elmer Kelton is a must-read for fans of Western literature. With his vivid storytelling and undeniable talent, Kelton takes readers on a journey through the rugged Texas landscape, filled with complex characters, moral dilemmas, and gritty action. Whether it's Joe Pepper's pursuit of justice, Buckalew's struggle with self-doubt, or Canfield's determination to protect what's rightfully his, these novels offer a captivating reading experience.

About the Author and Publisher

The collection features an introduction by Dale L. Walker, an esteemed author with 23 novels to his name and a past president of the Western Writers of America. Walker provides valuable insights into the works of Elmer Kelton, enhancing the reader's appreciation for these masterpieces. The audiobook edition of Long Way to Texas is published by Recorded Books, ensuring a high-quality listening experience.

Additional Info

Book Name: Long Way to Texas
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Dale L. WalkerElmer Kelton
Narrators: Pete Bradbury
Genres: Literature & Fiction
Audiobook Length: 17H54M
Publisher: Recorded Books
Language: English
Publish Date: 2018-03-02
Last Price: 7.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is the book Long Way to Texas about?

Long Way to Texas brings together three rare Kelton novels, all with Texas roots.

Who is the titular character in the novel Joe Pepper?

The titular character in the novel Joe Pepper is Joe himself.

What is the story of Long Way to Texas?

Long Way to Texas is the story of Lt. David Buckalew and his remnant of Confederate riflemen who are under siege and low on rations and water, just after the Civil War battle of Glorieta Pass in New Mexico.

Who is Thomas Canfield in the novel Eyes of the Hawk known as?

In the novel Eyes of the Hawk, Thomas Canfield is known as 'El Gavilan' - the Hawk.

What does Thomas Canfield set out to prove in Eyes of the Hawk?

Thomas Canfield sets out to prove that he is not a man to forgive a wrong, especially to an insolent ranch man rival who intends to build a fortune at Canfield's expense.

Who is the author of the introduction in this omnibus edition?

The introduction in this omnibus edition is written by Dale L. Walker, author of 23 novels and a past president of the Western Writers of America.

Who are the writers of the book?

The book Long Way to Texas is written by Dale L. Walker and Elmer Kelton.


11 reviews for this audiobook
  • Sa
    Sarah 29-Sep-2023

    I just finished listening to Long Way to Texas and I was blown away by the captivating storytelling. It felt like I was right there in the wild west, riding alongside the characters. Highly recommend.

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    Michael 04-Oct-2023

    Long Way to Texas takes you on an incredible journey through the rugged Texas landscape. The narration is so well-done that it feels like you're listening to the actual characters speaking. Fantastic audio experience.

  • Em
    Emily 14-Oct-2023

    This audiobook is a gem for anyone who loves westerns. The authors have beautifully captured the essence of the Texas frontier, and the narrator's voice brings the story to life. A must-listen!

  • Ja
    Jason 29-Oct-2023

    If you're looking for an immersive wild west tale, Long Way to Texas is perfect for you. The writing style is engaging, the plot is full of twists and turns, and the characters are memorable. Loved every minute of it.

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    Jessica 22-Nov-2023

    Long Way to Texas is a thrilling audiobook that kept me on the edge of my seat from start to finish. The authors have a talent for building tension and creating vivid scenes. Kudos to the narrator for his excellent performance.

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    Matthew 02-Dec-2023

    As a fan of western literature, I can confidently say that Long Way to Texas is one of the best audiobooks in the genre. The writing is superb, the historical details are accurate, and the storytelling is top-notch. An absolute delight.

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    Amy 14-Dec-2023

    I was completely hooked from the first chapter of Long Way to Texas. The authors effortlessly transport you to the wild Texan frontier, and the narrator's voice adds an extra layer of authenticity. Highly recommended!

  • Da
    Daniel 18-Jan-2024

    Long Way to Texas is a gripping audiobook that will transport you back in time to the untamed west. The character development is phenomenal, and the action-packed storyline will keep you thoroughly entertained. A must-listen for fans of westerns.

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    Olivia 26-Jan-2024

    If you're a fan of westerns, Long Way to Texas is a must-have in your audiobook collection. The writing is masterful, taking you on a thrilling journey through the heart of Texas. The narrator's voice perfectly matches the tone of the story. Fantastic.

  • Jo
    Jonathan 13-Feb-2024

    I couldn't put down Long Way to Texas once I started listening. The authors paint a vivid picture of the Texas landscape and its challenges. The narrator's voice adds depth to the characters and enhances the overall experience. Highly recommended.

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    Ashley 13-Apr-2024

    Long Way to Texas is a captivating audiobook that transports you to the wild west. The authors have weaved an engaging tale filled with adventure, romance, and heart-pounding moments. Prepare to be enthralled from beginning to end.

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