An early classic of the American Western genre, Riders of the Purple Sage continues to be a best seller today. Our heroine is Jan Withersteen, who lives in a small, peaceful Mormon community in Cottonwood, Utah. Trouble with cowboys, however, disturbs this peace, and this is where the adventures begin. Jim Roberts narrates the audiobook's vivid prose. His staid bass voice provides a balance to the story's extreme excitement.
(P)2009 Jimcin Recordings
A great classic
Lots of other books by the same author
Did a very good job. Enough differentiation of the voices to know who is talking without going in to "cartoon voice" land. Narrator does not sound like a Westerner but that was find with me. I find genuine Western "twangs" very distracting after a while.
Big gunfight at the end.
I listened to samples of all the many versions and liked this the best. Made the right choice. Good listening experience
This was the first Zane Grey novel I read. Over the years, I have read it at least three times. How fitting that in my twilight years, I have now heard it read to me. Be sure and follow it with the sequel, "The Rainbow Trail."
I've been a member of Audible since 06 and this is the first review I felt compelled to write. The narator is horrible, I could only listen to it for about 5 minutes before I had to shut it off. If you want to get a good nap or a good nights sleep it may be just the thing, because the montone voice could put a insominac out cold
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