Winchester
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(4.4 based on 30 ratings)
  • 1
    Winchester 1886 | William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone

    Winchester 1886

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs)
    • By William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone
    • Narrated By Jordan Harrold
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (8)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (7)

    On the American frontier, every gun tells a story. A boy in Texas waits for a Christmas present he chose from a Montgomery Ward catalog. The present, a brand new, lever action Winchester 1886 and a box of its big .50-caliber slugs, never makes it there. Instead, the rifle is caught up in a train robbery and starts a long and violent journey of its own - from the hands of a notorious, kill-crazy outlaw to an Apache renegade to a hardscrabble rancher and beyond.

    Fragmented plot with implausible twists

    The author seems to have researched rifles of the old west and weaved them all laboriously into the plot.

    The plot made little sense and w..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 27 2017 by Ann Marie (Rainsville, AL USA)
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    Winchester 1887 | William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone

    Winchester 1887

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone
    • Narrated By Lee Aaron Rosen
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (22)
    Performance
    (19)
    Story
    (19)

    On the American frontier, every gun tells a story. A boy in Texas waits for a Christmas present he chose from a Montgomery Ward catalog. The present - a brand-new lever action Winchester 1886 and a box of its big .50-caliber slugs - never makes it there. Instead the rifle is caught up in a train robbery and starts a long and violent journey of its own - from the hands of a notorious, kill-crazy outlaw to an Apache renegade to a hardscrabble rancher and beyond.

    great story

    The action continues from Winchester 1886 with better narration and a great story of a boy becoming a man.

    Reviewed on March 24 2017 by Saddlemaker ()