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William Tell Sackett had followed a different path from his younger brothers, but his name, like theirs, was spoken with respect and just a little fear. Where Orrin had brought law and order from New Mexico to the plains of Montana, backed up by the gunfighting talents of his brother Tye, Tell Sackett's destiny drew him to Texas after he had to kill a man. There, in the high, lonesome country, he came upon a vein of pure gold. All he'd wanted was enough to buy a ranch, but he soon learned that gold had ways of its own with men.
©1961 Bantam Books (P)2001 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random house, Inc.

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  • The Grooming Network
  • 12-12-19

A great story...

Excellent story telling and a great edition to the family story of the Sackett's. Great job on the reading as well.

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  • Nick J Walsh
  • 06-06-16

great book!

You can never pass up a good Sackett story. I have always liked Tell the best if the brothers.

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  • Mark Pitrone
  • 24-08-20

David Strathairn, one of the best narrators.

Of course, it helps to have a great story to share, and Louis seldom comes up short.

You'll love this one.

I promise.

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  • outdoor lover
  • 21-08-20

Sackett Gold

Louis Lamour writes another gold! set in high mountains of lower Idaho, a fight for right and a woman play out.

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  • Beth Nelson
  • 22-06-20

Too short

my only problem is it was too short. Like all Sackett stories it was great in all reagards.

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  • Rebecca Louthan
  • 17-05-20

Exciting Sackett tale dramatized and told

character voices made great edition to bring to life the best of the western tale. Helps set the stage staying focused on the actions and motives of Tell and his brothers throughout.

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  • C. Stack
  • 14-03-20

Couldn't Stop Listening

Louis L'Amour fans will love this riveting performance of Tell Sacket's adventure. He finds gold and a girl.

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  • Lee
  • 31-01-20

One of the best of the Sackett series

Wife and I are big fans of Louis L'Amour and have read everything by him that we can get our hands own.

Read the print version of this story a long time ago and was glad to get an audiobook copy. The narration and discriptions in the audio version seem much more graphic than the printed copy.

Well worth the credit spent getting it.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 29-01-20

loved it

authentic description of the beautiful Rocky mountains and the tough men who came west to live in them.

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  • darrel brownson
  • 12-11-19

Sackett

A good book of a long line of great book's and should be made in to a series of movies