The Resource Out of the wilderness : a Western story, Max Brand, (electronic resource)

Out of the wilderness : a Western story, Max Brand, (electronic resource)

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Out of the wilderness : a Western story
Title
Out of the wilderness
Title remainder
a Western story
Statement of responsibility
Max Brand
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Language
eng
Summary
Peter Dunstan is a big rancher who wants to become bigger, to control more land. So when he buys Dr. Henry Morgan's ranchland that has been unsuccessfully converted to farming, it is his intention to return it to open range. The only stipulation the doctor makes is that Dunstan must retain Sandy Sweyn, who has more or less been Dr. Morgan's ward. Though the man is of age, he is generally considered a half-wit, even by the doctor. Still, Sandy has a fabulous gift: he can communicate with animals. The most refractory and savage bronco will yield to his subtly persuasive methods even when expert horse breakers have failed.After Sandy gentles the totally recalcitrant gelding that Dunstan has been trying to break to the reins, he claims that his mare, Cleo, though used only for drudgery, could easily outrun the gelding in a race. Dunstan is so contemptuous of this boast that he bets $5,000 and ownership of the gelding if he loses the race. As it turns out, Cleo readily wins.Rather than indulging his anger, Dunstan decides to use Sandy's gifts to his advantage by getting him seemingly impossible tasks. The problem is that after each of these incredible tasks is accomplished, some personal misfortune befalls Dunstan. Finally Dunstan drives Sandy into the mountain wilderness, where his prowess eventually becomes legendary. But banishment is no solution for Dunstan when he comes to need Sandy more than ever, and his only way of getting him back is to resort to trickery
Summary
When rancher Peter Dunstan buys Dr. Morgan's land, he agrees to retain the seller's developmentally disabled ward, who proves to have an incredible gift for communicating with animals and birds
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10404174
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1892-1944
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Brand, Max
Dewey number
813.52
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fiction
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Read by Barry Press
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True
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  • Ranchers
  • Human-animal communication
  • Western stories
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adult
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a Western story
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Label
Out of the wilderness : a Western story, Max Brand, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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MWT11110454
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 13 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781483000527
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MWT11110454
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sound
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Label
Out of the wilderness : a Western story, Max Brand, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT11110454
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 13 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483000527
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11110454
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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