Sandhills Boy

  • by Elmer Kelton
  • Narrated by George Guidall
  • 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Voted by his peers as the best Western writer of all time and honored with a record seven Spur Awards, Elmer Kelton is the beloved author of such compelling tales as The Good Old Boys. A beautifully written and highly readable memoir, Sandhills Boy reveals the origins of a unique storytelling talent and Texas treasure.

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What the Critics Say

"Charming memoir....a pleasure through and through." (Kirkus Reviews)

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Customer Reviews

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Shockingly boring

How could such an accomplished author produce a work that plods as much as this one? After 6 hours of listening I threw in the towel as it was just too painful. I'll continue to be a fan of his stories, but this book was a huge mistake.
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- Jim

Great story

Elmer Kelton is my favorite western author. I read every book of his I can get my hands on. His stories are real because he lived the subject.
I always wanted to know more about him and this is his life plus a lot of serious true history about life in most of the Twentieth Century. It also has a lot of humor at times, and a lot about WW1 and WW2 you only hear from veterans.
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- John

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-25-2008
  • Publisher: Recorded Books