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To the Far Blue Mountains: The Sacketts, Book 2 | [Louis L'Amour]

To the Far Blue Mountains: The Sacketts, Book 2

Filled with exciting tales of the frontier, the chronicle of the Sackett family is perhaps the crowning achievement of one of our greatest storytellers. In To the Far Blue Mountains, Louis L'Amour weaves an unforgettable tale of a man who journeys to his homeland, but discovers that finding his way back to America may be impossible.
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Filled with exciting tales of the frontier, the chronicle of the Sackett family is perhaps the crowning achievement of one of our greatest storytellers. In To the Far Blue Mountains, Louis L'Amour weaves an unforgettable tale of a man who journeys to his homeland, but discovers that finding his way back to America may be impossible.

Barnabas Sackett was leaving England forever to find his fortune in the New World. But as he settled his affairs, he learned that a warrant from Queen Elizabeth had been sworn against him, and that men were searching for him in every port. At issue were some rare gold coins Sackett had found and sold, coins believed to be part of a great treasure lost by King John years before. Believing that Sackett possesses the rest of the treasure, the Queen will stop at nothing to find him. And if he's caught, Sackett will face torture, and even the gallows.

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©1976 Louis L'Amour Enterprises, Inc.; (P)1999 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.

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"Narrator John Curless has Barnabas' sincere, ingenuous courage down pat." (AudioFile)

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    We read the book a few years ago and enjoyed it immensely. But WOW! John Curless brought it to life and we enjoyed it immensely-er! If you have missed this one, check into getting this audio. It is three high fives......

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    I guess one needs to like Louis L'Amour to really appreciate this book, but even if you've never read him it's worth the money, if you like historical novels. He's sensitive to the clash between the Indians and Europeans; yes, Indians. Regardless of what the politically correct say on this matter, "Native Americans" prefer the name Indian. Just ask one.
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    "Louis L'Amour"

    I have read all of his books and loved them all. I really enjoyed this book.

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    I saw The Sacketts, TV shows many years ago and thoroughly enjoyed them.
    Then about 30 years ago I read Jubel Sackett, I absolutely loved it. Now I listen to books instead of reading and I started at the beginning with Sacketts Land and really enjoyed it, and I'm getting excited to get back to Jubal Sackett, and beyond!
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    I am a huge LouisL'Amour fan, and this is one of the few books of his that I have never read. I enjoyed every moment listening! Great book pick it up you won't be disappointed.

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    Louis L'Amour captures my imagination like few authors can. This book was no exception.. Although I've read many of his books, this was the first time for this one . I'm so glad I purchased it as it pulled some of his other books together for me.

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    Met expectations enjoyed it very much. I like Louie L. This series is a little different however some of
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