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Wayfaring Stranger Audiobook

Wayfaring Stranger

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Publisher's Summary

In 1934, 16-year-old Weldon Avery Holland confronts the notorious outlaws Bonnie and Clyde, resulting with Weldon firing a gun, unsure whether it hit its mark.

Ten years later Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland barely survives the Battle of the Bulge, in the process saving the lives of Hershel Pine and a young prisoner of war, Rosita Lowenstein - a woman who holds the same romantic power over him as the beautiful Bonnie Parker.

©2014 James Lee Burke (P)2014 Simon & Schuster, Inc

What the Critics Say

"A fantastic novelist...so far above the prevailing standards of crime fiction that it is pointless to make the comparison." (Daily Express)

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  • D. Allen
    Birmingham, UK
    30/04/16
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    "Quality"

    Like nearly every other book written by Mr. Burke and narrated by Mr. Patten, this excellent novel kept me interested the whole time. James Lee is a league apart. Upon finishing, I felt joy, and a little sadness, not unlike the feeling of losing a close friend. I will listen to this again in the future, maybe next time I won't still feel like I want to cry after the epilogue.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mahseer
    22/01/16
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    "Magnificent"

    Beautiful elegiac prose, stunning evocation of both landscape and time, wonderful picaresque characters. All this and a narrator who is perfect . What's not to love?

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Lisa Crowe
    18/09/15
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    "A fantastic story"

    A wonderfully written story that touches on so many faucets of life from love to hate, from honesty to lies, from kindness to cruelty. It spans a period of history that starts in the depression, progresses to the death camps in Nazi Germany and comes to rest in the oil fields of Texas. Beautifully read it's one of the finest stories I've listened to. Burke is a genius !

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • B. Lawrenson
    England
    10/01/16
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    "Another good book"
    What made the experience of listening to Wayfaring Stranger the most enjoyable?

    James Lee Burke is a littery poet. His words and prose that describe the simplest of things is pure poetry.
    His knowledge on the subject books he writes about is very intensive, a real master story teller.
    Will Patton with his southern drawl brings the books to life.


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