Crow Killer

  • by Raymond W. Thorp, Robert Bunker
  • Narrated by Don Coltrane
  • 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The true story (on which the film Jeremiah Johnson was partially based) of John Johnson, who in 1847 found his wife and her unborn child had been killed by Crow braves. Out of this tragedy came one of the most gripping feuds - one man against a whole tribe - in American history.

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What the Critics Say

β€œIt's a robust story, almost incredible...This is the stuff of folklore at its authentic best.” (The New York Times Book Review)
"Warrants a place on any shelf of Western Americana.” (San Francisco Chronicle)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Great Book!!!

Very informative book, fascinating stories of a time gone bye. The accents that were complained about, I found endearing.
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- Kelsey Berry

Good story, slow narrator.

Truly enjoyed the tale of the Liver-eater. But the narrator was a bit slow (ended up listening to the whole thing at x1.50 speed).
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-19-2014
  • Publisher: University Press Audiobooks