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Author Brooks, Malcolm author.

Title Painted horses : a novel / by Malcolm Brooks.

Publication Info. [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2014]
℗2014

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 PAS Central Library Audio Books, CDs    CD FIC BROOKS,M    Available
Description 12 audio discs (13 hr., 30 min.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
spoken word spw rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
digital optical stereo rda
audio file CD audio rda
Note Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer Read by Julia Whelan.
Summary In the mid-1950s, America was flush with prosperity and saw an unbroken line of progress clear to the horizon, while the West was still very much wild. In this ambitious, incandescent debut, Malcolm Brooks animates that time and untamed landscape in a tale of the modern and the ancient, of love and fate, and of heritage threatened by progress. Catherine Lemay is a young archaeologist on her way to Montana with a huge task before her--a canyon "as deep as the devil's own appetites." Working ahead of a major dam project, she has one summer to prove that nothing of historical value will be lost in the flood. From the moment she arrives, nothing is familiar--the vastness of the canyon itself mocks the contained, artifact-rich digs in post-Blitz London where she cut her teeth. And then there's John H, a former mustanger and veteran of the US Army's last mounted cavalry campaign, living a fugitive life in the canyon. John H inspires Catherine to see beauty in the stark landscape, and her heart opens to more than just the vanished past.
Subject Women archaeologists -- Montana -- Fiction.
Horsemen and horsewomen -- Montana -- Fiction.
Nineteen fifties -- Fiction
Montana -- Fiction
Genre/Form Audiobooks
Historical fiction
Added Author Whelan, Julia, 1984- narrator.
Blackstone Audio, Inc. publisher.
ISBN 9781483013541 (library ed.)
1483013545 (library ed.)
9781483013565
1483013561
Standard No. 9781483013565
Music No. Z9697 Blackstone Audio

 
    
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