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Colt Ballard is a professional team roper with the talent to go all the way, but the loss of his parents from a car accident during his childhood has him fighting an emotional obstacle that keeps him from reaching the pinnacle of success. After being pushed out by the PRCA, Colt realizes his dilemma and accepts the advice of his late father's friend to take a summer job helping out at a rodeo camp in New Mexico.
Though resistant to any likelihood of positive change, Colt agrees to the challenges of camp owner Casey McIntire. He ventures cautiously into the hearts and minds of those he's there to help, realizing they just might be helping him more.
©2012 Steven A. Anderson (P)2015 Steven A. Anderson
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By Christa on 08-14-15

Coming of Age

Where does The Bitter Road rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is one of my favorite books. It is a wonderful story of a young man that learns there is more to life than just the rodeo circuit & how people help him get on with his life. It is also a very sweet love story.

Have you listened to any of Clay Lomakayu’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes. Clay is a wonderful narrator. He brings the characters to life with feeling & passion.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

There were parts that made me cry.

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