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The Collected Bowdrie Dramatizations: Volume 1 (Dramatized)

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Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical

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It was a name that caused the most hardened gunmen to break out in a cold sweat: Texas Ranger Chick Bowdrie. Pursuing the most wanted men in the Southwest, he knew all too well the dusty trails, the bitter cattle feuds, the desperate killers, and the quiet, weather-beaten towns that could explode into mayhem with the wrong word. He had sworn to carry out the law, but there were times when he had to apply justice with his fists and his guns. They called in the Rangers to handle the tough ones, and there was never a Ranger tougher or smarter than Bowdrie. Join Chick Bowdrie in six classic western adventures from America's favorite storytellers, brought to life in vivid audio dramatizations.
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©2005 Louis L'Amour (P)2005 Random House, Inc.

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  • Robert
  • 27-07-2008

The way the west really was

I truly enjoyed this book. The dramatization was excellent and the bonus discussion by Louis L'Amour make this a worthwhile addition to your audiobook library.

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  • Lady M
  • 24-11-2012

Entertaining!

Some interesting stories, but I found the Dramatizations distracting. I love Louis L'Amour westerns, but prefer them without sound effects.

"A Trail To The West" begins with a narration by Louis L'Amour about his research and personal experiences...then goes into the story about a girls kidnapping.

The last story, "Bowdrie Follows A Cold Trail" was my favorite of the 6 stories.

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  • Kelso
  • 11-01-2008

awsome

this is a wonderful collection of short stories. if you like westerns and lawmen, you'll love this one.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 17-04-2006

If you like westerns you'll love it

I very much like the Bowdrie stories. This collection has many of the best tales and is worth listening to more than once. I only wish I could get Volume 2 if there is one.

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  • Dawn
  • 16-10-2017

Brought back memories

It was nice to be able to listen to Louis L’Amour’s Collected Bowdrie Dramatizations. I had read the print versions I “Bowdrie” and “Bowdrie’s Law” when I was a young girl. It’s nice to have this collection and I recommend this to all fans of the Western genre.

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  • outdoor lover
  • 31-07-2020

The original Texas Ranger series!

I liked the multiple voice talents used in this series. gives different dimensions to the great stories.

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  • John
  • 11-05-2020

Excellent!

Digitized version of the original 1980's story tapes! These are just as good as I remembered!

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  • Rebecca Louthan
  • 27-04-2020

great stories full of excitement and drama

Bowdrie keeps to himself but is really following leads, very politely and watching. sees everything and finds out much of what is happening o er time.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 26-03-2020

Excellent!

Loved all the sound effects and different voices used for the various characters. Western stories at their best are found in Louis Lamour books.

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  • tater
  • 06-02-2020

entertaining, enjoyable

this was a great deal of work to put this collection together. Expertly done. strong performances.

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  • wiser2865
  • 06-11-2016

So Enjoyable

Louis L'amour dramatisations are so enjoyable to listen to. I have read his books and now listening to audio read, relaxing stories.