Louis L'Amour (1908-1988) is a world-renowned novelist and short story writer, noted primarily for his stories of the Western frontier. He was born in Jamestown, North Dakota, and led an active, world-roaming life as, among other things, a seaman, longshoreman, rancher, miner, lumberjack, and boxer before focusing on writing after World War II. L'Amour was awarded both the Congressional Gold Medal and the Medal of Freedom and is one of America's best-selling fiction authors.
The Louis L'Amour Collection One includes, in order:
Public Domain (P)2011 Aspen Leaf Media
Listening to Louis L'Amour stories is always time well spent. Unfortunately listening to Christopher Crennen narrate these wonderful stories served as Lenten penance.
Louis L'Amour's stories are always filled with characters brought vividly to life in exceptional circumstances.
As a listener of over 100 Westerns in my audible.com Library I will from now on look for Christopher Crennen as a narrator and avoid those titles. What a shame to miss good stories, but Crennen is just too tough to listen to. He offers a continuous monotone narrative and appears to be someone with no familiarity with the West. The last straw for me was when he pronounced fracas, pronounced with a long
Listening to Louis L'Amour Collection One inspired me to look for more of his great stories, but definitely with a narrator other than Christopher Crennen.
Happy Trails. David
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