The Way West

By A. B. Guthrie Jr.
Read by Kevin Foley

The Big Sky Series: Book 2

12.05 Hours 04/16/2013 unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781624062995

An enormously entertaining classic, The Way West brings to life the adventure of the western passage and the pioneer spirit. The sequel to The Big Sky, this celebrated novel charts a frontiersman’s return to the untamed American West in 1846. Dick Summers, as pilot of a wagon train, guides a group of settlers on the difficult journey from Missouri to Oregon. In sensitive but unsentimental prose, Guthrie illuminates the harsh trials and resounding triumphs of pioneer life. With The Way West, he pays homage to the grandeur of the western wilderness, its stark and beautiful scenery, and its extraordinary people.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

An enormously entertaining classic, The Way West brings to life the adventure of the western passage and the pioneer spirit. The sequel to The Big Sky, this celebrated novel charts a frontiersman’s return to the untamed American West in 1846. Dick Summers, as pilot of a wagon train, guides a group of settlers on the difficult journey from Missouri to Oregon.

In sensitive but unsentimental prose, Guthrie illuminates the harsh trials and resounding triumphs of pioneer life. With The Way West, he pays homage to the grandeur of the western wilderness, its stark and beautiful scenery, and its extraordinary people.

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Editorial Reviews

“A stirring and tenderly moving book.” New York Times

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Author

Author Bio: A. B. Guthrie Jr.

A.B. Guthrie, Jr. (1901-1991), was the author of numerous books, including six Big Sky novels, as well as the Academy Award-winning screenplay for the classic film Shane. He received the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for his novel The Way West. Guthrie was honored for his contribution to literature and his portrayal of the American West.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Westerns
Runtime: 12.05
Audience: Adult
Language: English