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  • Longshot into the West

  • A Hidden Part of the Civil War Affects lives, Property, & Nation's futures
  • By: Keith R. Baker
  • Narrated by: A.W. Miller
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

Rob Finn is joined by William Cody and Lonnie Walters as they begin their journey into the gold country of the west in 1862. Rob meets desperate and unscrupulous men such as Henry Plummer, as well as gentle and generous natives who heal and help the strangers in their land. We learn that the treasures of the earth are sought by greedy men on both sides of the Civil War, while lasting friendships are the goal of and reward for precious few hearty souls.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the Best Westerns I've Listened To

  • By Teresa on 12-31-16

A good sense of the era.

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

Reviewed: 02-19-17

Interesting historically accurate vignettes about the people, mores, and events of the western civil war era that were cobbled together into a story. It is most compelling in providing a good sense the times, though I wished at times to get to know the characters better through some greater involvement in more involved escapades. A good read for many.