Mountain Man

By Robert E. Howard
Read by John McLain

The Going Public … in Shorts Series

0.60 Hours 06/29/2013 unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781482939521

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From pulp fiction writer Robert E. Howard, the first story in his most commercially successful series A comedic western, “Mountain Man” is about the tall tales and big adventures of Brekenridge Elkins, an exaggerated, cartoonish version of Howard himself. The story first appeared in the March–April 1934 issue of Action Stories and was so popular that other magazines asked Howard for similar characters, giving birth to an entire series full of colorful characters.  Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization.

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From pulp fiction writer Robert E. Howard, the first story in his most commercially successful series

A comedic western, “Mountain Man” is about the tall tales and big adventures of Brekenridge Elkins, an exaggerated, cartoonish version of Howard himself. The story first appeared in the March–April 1934 issue of Action Stories and was so popular that other magazines asked Howard for similar characters, giving birth to an entire series full of colorful characters. 

Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization.

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Author Bio: Robert E. Howard

Robert E. Howard (1906–1936) was an American author who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. He is well known for his character Conan the Barbarian and is regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre. Born and raised in the state of Texas, Howard spent most of his life in the town of Cross Plains.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction/Westerns
Runtime: 0.60
Audience: Adult
Language: English