The Water Hole
- A Western Story
- Narrated by: Christine Williams
- Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 01-22-14
- Language: English
- Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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In 1925 widowed businessman Elijah Winters brings his daughter, Cherry, from Long Island to stay at a trading post in a remote area some distance from Flagstaff, Arizona. Removed from the country clubs and speakeasies, Cherry is at first bored with simple ranch life, and to entertain herself she flirts with several of the cowboys, not realizing they are very different from the young men she knew back east. Also very different is Stephen Heftral, a young archaeologist who is searching for an ancient and lost kiva ofa primitive Indian tribe that disappeared centuries before in what became the land of the Navajos.
Heftral believes that this lost kiva is most probably in a desert fastness called Beckyshibeta, the Navajo word for waterhole. Elijah colludes with Heftral to awaken Cherry to a new and healthier way of life by taking her, by force if necessary, to the site. Cherry resents being kidnapped but comes to forget the luxury of her past in the beauty and dangers of the canyons - and in the thrill of making an important archaeological discovery.
Customer ReviewsMost Helpful
By Amazon Customer on 03-26-15
Story is not ready for whisper sync.
This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?
I do not know if the book was good bad or indifferent since it was not ready for downloading-sorry, not ready for listening! This is a real rip off by audible!!!
How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?
Do not know!
Would you be willing to try another one of Christine Williams’s performances?
Do not know? Was not ready to listen to.