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K. Udall

Santa Fe, NM
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  • Fourth of July Creek

  • A Novel
  • By: Smith Henderson
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews, Jenna Lamia
  • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 677
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 609
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 608

After trying to help Benjamin Pearl, an undernourished, nearly feral 11-year-old boy living in the Montana wilderness, social worker Pete Snow comes face-to-face with the boy's profoundly disturbed father, Jeremiah. With courage and caution, Pete slowly earns a measure of trust from this paranoid survivalist itching for a final conflict that will signal the coming End Times. But as Pete's own family spins out of control, Pearl's activities spark the full-blown interest of the FBI, putting Pete at the center of a massive manhunt from which no one will emerge unscathed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Though it can leave the reader bruised

  • By Firebolt on 11-06-14

One of the best books of last 5 Years

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-28-18

If you like literary fiction and even sort of like early Cormac McCarthy youll probably really enjoy this book. The narrator was great too--i think he matched well with the tone of the story.

  • Only Killers and Thieves

  • A Novel
  • By: Paul Howarth
  • Narrated by: David Linski
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

It is 1885, and a crippling drought threatens to ruin the McBride family. Their land is parched, their cattle starving. When the rain finally comes, it is a miracle that renews their hope for survival. But returning home from an afternoon swimming at a remote waterhole filled by the downpour, 14-year-old Tommy and 16-year-old Billy meet with a shocking tragedy.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • how hum

  • By Tom on 04-02-19

Eye opening, moving, bleak but touching

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-20-18

I loved this book. People will make obvious comparisons to McCarthy and those aren't wrong. The narration was also great.