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    • A Life Wild and Perilous

    • Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific
    • By: Robert M. Utley
    • Narrated by: Richard Davidson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 190
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      4 out of 5 stars 169
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      4 out of 5 stars 172

    If you have ever wondered what is was like to be an explorer in the unspoiled American West of the early 1800s, then this is the audiobook for you. Not only a groundbreaking work of American history by critically acclaimed author Robert M. Utley, A Life Wild and Perilous is also a dramatic story of innovation and survival. Here is your chance to live in the very heart of the American wilderness with legendary trappers and mountain men like Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, Tom Fitzpatrick, and Jedediah Smith.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book (read with a map)

    • By Gary Schnitkey on 06-25-16

    Regular price: $28.34

    • The Indian Frontier: 1846-1890

    • Histories of the American Frontier
    • By: Robert M. Utley
    • Narrated by: Kenneth Lee
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      4 out of 5 stars 24

    First published in 1984, Robert Utley's The Indian Frontier of the American West, 1846-1890, is considered a classic for both students and scholars. For this revision, Utley includes scholarship and research that has become available in recent years.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • There are a lot of players!

    • By Bill on 09-26-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • High Noon in Lincoln

    • Violence on the Western Frontier
    • By: Robert M. Utley
    • Narrated by: Bill Pryce
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Here is the most detailed and most engagingly narrated history to date of the legendary two-year facedown and shootout in Lincoln. Until now, New Mexico's late-19th-century Lincoln County War has served primarily as the backdrop for a succession of mythical renderings of Billy the Kid in American popular culture.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • well rounded history

    • By tammy on 06-09-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • American Heritage History of the Indian Wars

    • American Heritage Series
    • By: Robert M. Utley, Wilcomb E. Washburn
    • Narrated by: David Drummond
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Acclaimed historians Robert M. Utley and Wilcomb E. Washburn examine both small battles and major wars - from the Native rebellion of 1492 to Crazy Horse and the Sioux War to the massacre at Wounded Knee.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Cavalier in Buckskin

    • George Armstrong Custer and the Western Military Frontier
    • By: Robert M. Utley
    • Narrated by: Roy Lunel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 11

    George Armstrong Custer: The name evokes instant recognition in almost every American and in people around the world. No figure in the history of the American West has more powerfully moved the human imagination.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastically scholarly!

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-01-15

    Regular price: $19.95

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    • The Outlaw Lives of Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly
    • By: Robert M. Utley
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The oft-told exploits of Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly survive vividly in the public imaginations of their respective countries, the United States and Australia. But the outlaws' reputations are so weighted with legend and myth that the truth of their lives has become obscure. In this adventure-filled double biography, Robert M. Utley reveals the true stories and parallel courses of the two notorious contemporaries who lived by the gun.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A nice brief biography of Billy the Kid and Ned Ke

    • By Paul Winker on 02-21-16
    • The Outlaw Lives of Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly
    • By: Robert M. Utley
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 11-17-15
    • 4 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Regular price: $26.59