The Californios

  • by Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by Erik Singer
  • 5 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Captain Sean Mulkerin comes home from the sea to find his family's Malibu ranch in jeopardy. The death of Sean's father has pushed his mother to the edge of financial ruin, and now it's up to Sean to find a way out. The rumor is that the elder Mulkerin found gold in the wild and haunted California hills, but the only clue to its whereabouts lies with an ancient, enigmatic Indian.
When Sean and his brother set forth to retrace their father's footsteps, they know they are in search of a questionable treasure - with creditors, greedy neighbors, and ruthless gunmen watching every move they make. Before they reach their destination, the Mulkerins will test both the limits of their faith and the laws of nature as they seek salvation in a landscape where reality can blur like sand and sky in a desert mirage.

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wonderful exciting tale of western frontier .

Most enjoyable book of California area yet. Just a great tale of experience and rugged living out west with the world of southern California life depicted very well.
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- Rebecca Louthan

mysterious people gold and other worlds

one of my all time favorites from la'mour listened to it many times. highly recommended story it would be a great movie
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- clinton

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-02-2012
  • Publisher: Random House Audio