Buckalew Family
Books in series3
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  • 1
    After the Bugles | Elmer Kelton

    After the Bugles

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Elmer Kelton
    • Narrated By Graham Winton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (7)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (7)

    Joshua Buckalew has left behind the deserted battlefields that claimed his brother Thomas. The war has cost him much, but it has also given him a strong bond to the land and to the Mexican families who stood with him against the tyrannies of Santa Anna. Josh is travelling with Ramon Hernandez his best friend and the man who had fought with him, side by side. Where they are going, he isn't quite sure.

    A Supercharged Yarn

    When I started this book I had not realized it was the second book of a duo. The set is called “Texas Sunrise” and consists of two books “Massacre at ..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 12 2016 by Jean (Santa Cruz, CA, United States)
  • 2
    Massacre at Goliad | Elmer Kelton

    Massacre at Goliad

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Elmer Kelton
    • Narrated By Jack Garrett
    Overall
    (12)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (9)

    Elmer Kelton, beloved chronicler of the Old West and recipient of an unprecedented seven Spur Awards, recounts the story of Santa Anna's lesser known massacre through the eyes of a lone survivor. Even in his old age, Josh Buckalew sometimes awakens in a cold sweat as he relives those horrifying moments at Goliad so long ago. And yet every time he retells the tale, his heart fills with gratitude for those brave Texans who gave their lives so others might live free.

    Massacre????

    I didn't think this book was nearly as good as the other works by Kelton. The narrator's inability to pronounce Texas cities was very distracting. Kel..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 12 2017 by Hill (Bedford, TX, United States)
  • 3
    Bowie's Mine | Elmer Kelton

    Bowie's Mine

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Elmer Kelton
    • Narrated By Paul Woodson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4)
    Performance
    (4)
    Story
    (4)

    Daniel Provost is the son of a farmer. Living up to his father's high standards for the farm is very hard work, but his life is basically comfortable, and a loving woman is waiting to become his wife. When a well-traveled stranger bearing a story of Jim Bowie's legendary silver mine appears at the farm, Daniel might just throw away everything for the chance at adventure he thought had passed him by.

    Not the best narrator

    I would advise listening carefully to the sample to make sure the narrator will hold up over the entire time it takes to finish the book. That's not ..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 16 2017 by Gene (California)