• The Diamond of Jeru

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: full cast
  • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
  • Performance
  • Release date: 05-12-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Random House Audio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.4 (57 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Deep within the jungles of Borneo flows a legendary river of diamonds....
An ex-marine on the run from the nightmares of war. An American scientist and his beautiful wife on a desperate journey to save their marriage. An aging native shaman trying to teach his grandson one last, all-important lesson. All are headed up an uncharted river into a confrontation with a mysterious warlord trapped by a deadly curse.
The Diamond of Jeru is a tale of love, redemption, heroism, and magic from master storyteller Louis L'Amour. Set in Sarawak in 1955, this full dramatization features an international cast of actors, cleverly crafted sound effects, and a stirring musical score that combine to create a unique audio adventure.
Before he ever wrote about the American West, Louis L'Amour traveled in the Far East. His adventures inspired numerous stories set in China, British Malaya, Arabia, and The Netherlands East Indies. L'Amour has written 90 novels and over 230 short stories in addition to nonfiction and poetry. He has received both the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. There are over 300 million copies of his books in print.
©2015 Random House Audio (P)2015 Random House Audio
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Critic Reviews

"The music is evocative of classic 1940s film scores, and the lush and detailed sounds of rushing streams and ever-present jungle critters practically surround the listener. Seasoned professionals abound in the cast, making this a fine adventure." ( AudioFile)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Matthew on 05-18-15

Please release more! Excellent book!

Highly recommended audiobook . I hope that they continue to release new books. Defiantly worth adding to your Louis Lamour collection!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Mike K of Denver on 01-06-18

A meticulous recreation of L'Amour's tale...

This audio version of the diamond of jeru is my favorite, over the movie and short story. Reinforced by sound effects, dialect appreciation, and great performances, the story comes alive in your mind as Mike Kardec seeks his own redemption through misadventure and self awareness. A delight to listen to and highly recommended!

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