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Fair Blows the Wind

Narrated by: John Keating
Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
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Publisher's Summary

His father killed by the British and his home burned, young Tatton Chantry left Ireland to make his fortune and regain the land that was rightfully his. Schooled along the way in the use of arms, Chantry arrives in London a wiser and far more dangerous man. He invests in trading ventures, but on a voyage to the New World his party is attacked by Indians and he is marooned in the untamed wilderness of the Carolina coast. It is in this darkest time, when everything seems lost, that Chantry encounters a remarkable opportunity....

Suddenly all his dreams are within reach: extraordinary wealth, his family land, and the heart of a Peruvian beauty. But first he must survive Indians, pirates, and a rogue swordsman who has vowed to see him dead.

©1978 Louis L'Amour (P)2018 Random House Audio

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  • James
  • 06-10-2018

Terrible narrator.

The story was solid but the narrator ruined it for me. I could not finish the book.

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  • Richard Ceasor
  • 16-04-2018

L'amour at his best.

one of his best books and better characters. As always, he has earned his reputation.

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  • sandra thibault
  • 14-12-2018

loved it

loved it and all his books I have read. look forward to reading them all

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  • Mark Cravens
  • 21-11-2018

good storyline

good accents and storyline. development of characters throughout the story and across the seas was enjoyable.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 23-09-2018

Wonderful Classic

Absolutely LaAmour at his finest. Keating narrates in an amazing way, building all the characters and brogues in great detail.

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  • William J. Hinchie
  • 25-08-2018

Excellent!

John Keating is an excellent narrator! I enjoyed listening while I worked in the kitchen -- makes ordinary work an adventure!

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  • Paula Krantz
  • 10-07-2018

Keating is Master

He made the characters recognizable in so many tongues. I will look for him again.

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  • Bob R
  • 25-06-2018

Great swashbuckling fun!

Pirates, treasure, intrigue, secret societies, swordfights, kings, a queen and classic Louis L'Amour story telling. Combine that with great narration and we have one of the best audio books I have heard.

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  • Casey
  • 08-06-2018

Enjoyable

Fun and entertaining read. Not his best book but still worthwhile. 4 stars because the narration was not my favorite but grew on me.

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  • Charles C. Sligh
  • 21-04-2018

Good story and performance…for the most part.

This story meanders quite a bit, but still held my attention.

The performance was also good. My only gripe was that the narrator rarely changed voices with different characters’ dialogue. Because of this, when there was extensive dialogue back-and-forth, sometimes it was difficult to follow who said what.