Snowbound by Richard S. Wheeler audiobook

Snowbound

By Richard S. Wheeler
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9.87 Hours 1
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In this powerful biographical novel, Richard Wheeler-- winner of the Owen Wister Lifetime Achievement Award and five Spur Awards-- tells the amazing tale of the American explorer and hero, John Fremont, and his attempt to find a railway route to the west along the 38th parallel. Trapped in the snowbound Colorado mountains, Fremont must fight his way out. He battles the frigid elements in a harrowing journey over the backbone of the continent. In this tale of desperate danger and fierce courage, Wheeler presents the reader with a survival saga par excellence-- a struggle of man against man, man against nature, man against himself-- and a novel you will never forget.

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In this powerful biographical novel, Richard Wheeler-- winner of the Owen Wister Lifetime Achievement Award and five Spur Awards-- tells the amazing tale of the American explorer and hero, John Fremont, and his attempt to find a railway route to the west along the 38th parallel. Trapped in the snowbound Colorado mountains, Fremont must fight his way out. He battles the frigid elements in a harrowing journey over the backbone of the continent. In this tale of desperate danger and fierce courage, Wheeler presents the reader with a survival saga par excellence-- a struggle of man against man, man against nature, man against himself-- and a novel you will never forget.

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Author Bio: Richard S. Wheeler

Author Bio: Richard S. Wheeler

Richard S. Wheeler is the award-winning author of historical novels, biographical novels, and Westerns. He began his writing career at age fifty, and by seventy-five he had written more than sixty novels. He began life as a newsman and later became a book editor, but he turned to fiction full time in 1987. Wheeler started by writing traditional Westerns but soon was writing large-scale historical novels and then biographical novels. In recent years he has been writing mysteries as well, some under the pseudonym Axel Brand. He has won six Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America and the Owen Wister Award for lifetime achievement in the literature of the American West.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Westerns
Runtime: 9.87
Audience: Adult
Language: English