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Jubal Sackett: The Sacketts, Book 4 | [Louis L'Amour]

Jubal Sackett: The Sacketts, Book 4

Jubal Sackett's urge to explore drove him westward, and when a Natchez priest asks him to undertake a nearly impossible quest, Sackett ventures into the endless grassy plains the Indians call the Far Seeing Lands. He seeks a Natchez exploration party and its leader, Itchakomi. It is she who will rule her people when their aging chief dies, but first she must vanquish her rival, the arrogant warrior Kapata.
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Jubal Sackett's urge to explore drove him westward, and when a Natchez priest asks him to undertake a nearly impossible quest, Sackett ventures into the endless grassy plains the Indians call the Far Seeing Lands. He seeks a Natchez exploration party and its leader, Itchakomi. It is she who will rule her people when their aging chief dies, but first she must vanquish her rival, the arrogant warrior Kapata. Sackett's quest will bring him danger from an implacable enemy, and show him a life, and a woman, worth dying for.

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©1985 Louis L'Amour Enterprises, Inc.; (P)2000 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.

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"Curless uses deft timing and an easy-reading style to draw listeners into Jubal's world." (AudioFile)

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    Jared Tremonton, UT, USA 02-16-06
    Jared Tremonton, UT, USA 02-16-06
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    "Sackett Series"

    Our family LOVES the Sackett Series. It's to bad that Louis died before he could finish all he intended in the series. The history is fasitating, the chacters are real as you listen to the story line. Each book goes along with the others but does not have to be in order to understand the story. We have listened to several of the stories more than once. In fact we had most all of the Sackett books on tape or CD and are now purchacing them all over again through Audible. Anyone interested in early American history and lore will appricate all of the series. Jubal Sackett is the longest of the books in the series, and our favorite, so far.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    adeline Kooskia, Idaho, United States 10-20-11
    adeline Kooskia, Idaho, United States 10-20-11

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    "Great Story and Another Great Performance"

    Another great book. Jubal finally finds his "mate", but still doesn't completely settle down. Fast action all the way from beginning to end. Very well narrated by John Curless, as always. Don't miss this one.....

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    R. Strauss 06-07-11
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    "Reads slower than other Sackett series books"

    Gotta love Louis L'Amour books - such quick easy reads! This one dragged on a bit, but if you are reading the series, you need to read this one anyway. :-)

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    captaubrey Dallas, TX USA 09-17-12
    captaubrey Dallas, TX USA 09-17-12 Member Since 2002

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    "LAmour Classic"

    I have the book and love it and love this audio version even more. John Curless did a good job bringing the characters to life.

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    "What historical fiction should be"

    My father exposed me to L'Amour when I was a child. Dad's favorites where Westerns like Hondo. I was aware of the Sackett saga, but hadn't really got into them until Audible. If you find Curless difficult give him a chance through a few chapters. The narrator of these stories shouldn't sound like John Wayne. Jonn Curless it spot on. What can you say about L'Amour he was a master story teller and the The Sacketts is his masterpiece. I have listened to over 65 titles of various genere, but this is one of the rare ones I will listen to again.

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    Debbie Calhoun, LA, United States 10-02-13
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    "Awesome Book"
    Where does Jubal Sackett rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Jubal Sackett is one of the many Louis L'Amour books that are simply Awesome Reads.


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

    Curless renders an awesome performance, as he always does.


    Who was the most memorable character of Jubal Sackett and why?

    Jubal Sackett is obviously Barnabas Sackett's son!!!


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    Mickey B. Wisehart USA 11-05-12 Member Since 2012
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    "One of the most heroic tales within this saga"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Oh yes


    What other book might you compare Jubal Sackett to and why?

    To the Far Blue Mountains


    Which character – as performed by Jonn Curless – was your favorite?

    Couldn't decide.


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

    Character and Strength on a spider-web of destiny


    Any additional comments?

    Loved the buffalo

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    Melinda Santa Ynez, CA, United States 02-03-12
    Melinda Santa Ynez, CA, United States 02-03-12 Member Since 2009
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    "Enjoy Some History"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    L'Amour's writing is from an era and that shouldn't be changed, but I find his writing a little naive.


    Would you be willing to try another book from Louis L'Amour? Why or why not?

    Absolutely.


    Was Jubal Sackett worth the listening time?

    Yes.


    Any additional comments?

    I enjoy characterizations set into history. Love the taming of the US back then.

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    mary 03-22-10
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    "Great"

    For the one who cannot see the great outdoors, explore with the best. live history while you run through the woods as one of the first white man to explore our country.

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    "Jubal"

    Good story line and good characters makes this another must listen to book. Jubal continues to carry the Sackett family further west, making friends and enemies along the way.

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