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.


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 "Sdgirl81"

A good history lesson.

What made the experience of listening to Crow Killer the most enjoyable?

Nice to find out the true story.

What other book might you compare Crow Killer to and why?

I don't know.

Would you listen to another book narrated by Don Coltrane?


If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

You got me.

Any additional comments?

Get rid of these stupid questions.

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- Claycnst

Book Details

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