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The Lonesome Gods Audiobook

The Lonesome Gods

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Publisher's Summary

The Lonesome Gods is Louis L'Amour's biggest and most important historical novel to date, a sweeping adventure of the California frontier. Here is the fascinating story of Johannes Verne, a young man left to die by his vengeful grandfather, rescued by outlaws and raised in part by the Indians of the desert. Strengthened by the love of two women—Miss Nesselrode, whose mysterious past fires her ambitions for the future and Meghan, a willful young beauty—Verne grows to become a rugged adventurer, a man strong enough to embrace the awesome power of the Palm Springs desert, and bold enough to stake a claim in the bustling world of opportunity that was early-day Los Angeles.

©1983 Louis L'Amour (P)2011 Random House

What the Critics Say

"Riveting reading." (The New Yorker)

"This is L'Amour's finest book." (California Magazine)

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    "Good use of time and fun."

    loved it Louis can make the story so real I'll sweat in a snow storm.

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    Tim 05-06-16
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    "Great book"

    As always the book was great in every respect. I thoroughly enjoyed listening to it and the timeless auther.

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    A very good story.. Great plot. Written about a place in a country that exists!! Buy it, you won't be disappointed!!!

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    Colleen Walker 04-12-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Thoroughly enjoyed!"

    I've never read a Louis L'Amour book that I didn't thoroughly enjoy and this one is no exception!

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    E. Wiant Colorado 03-19-16
    E. Wiant Colorado 03-19-16 Member Since 2013
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    "A decent western, not L'amour's best"

    A good book, but the ending felt rushed and some of the plots are far-fetched.

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    Patrick mrofchak 02-07-16 Member Since 2015
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    "simply outstanding I wished it would never end."

    simply spellbinding the story was captivating from beginning to end, I will have to pick up another Louis L'Amour story immediately I already miss the characters in this one

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    Casey Lee 11-30-15
    Casey Lee 11-30-15 Member Since 2015

    Apostolic Christian. Love History.

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    "A Great Read/Listen!"
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    As someone who has read only a couple Louis L'amour books, I found this book immensely enjoyable. Not just a shoot 'em up and leave 'em for dead type books, but a story woven with mystery and questions of life and death. I found the book to be deeply philosophical as well and through it saw that L'amour's love of knowledge and books. Beside that, definitely a thrilling page turner with its fair amount of shooting!

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    megan OREM, UT, US 08-13-15
    megan OREM, UT, US 08-13-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Great book! I highly recommend it."

    This book kept my interest immediately and I never wanted it to end, in fact, I slowed down near the end hoping it would last longer. David is s suburb narrator as well.

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    "A Great L'Amour Story Of Early California"

    Wonderful, well-developed characters. Rich with accurate historical details. This is why he was one of the greatest American writers!

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    Landon Pann 07-08-15
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    "wonderful story!!!"

    Loved it!! A great classic story with admirable characters. Very entertaining and I couldn't stop listening. Definitely one of my favorite books I have ever listened to!

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