• Dark Canyon

  • A Novel
  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
  • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (384 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

When Gaylord Riley walked away from the Coburn gang, he had money and a dream. He worked hard and built a cabin, gathered a herd of cattle, and fell in love with Marie Shattuck.

But when he is confronted with false accusations of rustling and murder, Riley is forced to defend his new law-abiding way of life. Outnumbered and facing a lynching party, Riley is surprised when his old friends return to lend him a hand. But how can they help him and keep themselves out of jail? With the local marshal already suspicious of Riley, the Coburn gang will have to plan well and move fast. But that shouldn't be a problem. Their reputation was built by doing just that.

©1963 Louis L'Amour (P)2016 Random House Audio

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wow

as always just wow, love all of louis l'Amour's books and am enjoying hearing them after having read most of them for myself.

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classic

read this as a kid in 8th grade.15 years later I bought the audio version. it was worth it.

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I'm a big fan of Louis Lamour. Dark Canyon is a decent book, but probably not one of his all time great ones. The story drags on a bit and a lot of talking and nothing really happens until at the end of the book. Not a page turner and narration quite not captivating
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Great story!

another great story by Louis L'Amour. I have all of his books and have read every one multiple times. This is always been one of my favorites though!

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is not David Strathairn, but he is very good , in his own way. Excellent.

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Top flight storytelling

Excellent western one of L’Amour’s best stories with strong characters, quality geographic details and story.

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Awesome audible sounds and voices. gave life

Wonderfully told story well told and enacted on reel, very life lik. Enjoyed listening all at one time. Couldnt stop listening to it.

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one of the best ! very very exciting story, realistic indeed very good very good

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Excellent Book

This book kind of veers away from the Hackett series but nonetheless is a fantastic book!

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enjoyable

I like most of the books written by lamour. They have interesting stories and are placed in actual locations. This was just a good story.

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  • 08-02-19

Great storyline

Loved it the west when it was wild. The wilderness gets to you.horses and men built for the western lands.

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  • 06-11-22

Louis L'Amour uses actual locations

Loved that you can go to Google maps and actually see where the story is set.