Classic Stories of the American West
Stephen Crane, Bret Harte, Jack London

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Narrated By: David Birney, Robert Forster, Arte Johnson, Stephen Hoye, Stefan Rudnicki, William Windom, Rex Linn, various narrators

Duration: 8 hours and 16 minutes

What to expect

This collection features a selection of classic short stories and poems by legendary Western authors Stephen Crane, Bret Harte, and Jack London.

Stephen Crane

“The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky” read by William Windom“The Black Riders” (poem) read by Stefan Rudnicki“The Five White Mice” read by Arte Johnson“The Blue Hotel” read by Stefan Rudnicki“His New Mittens” read by Robert Forster“A Newspaper…” (poem) read by Stefan Rudnicki“The Little Regiment” read by Stephen Hoye

Bret Harte

“The Outcasts of Poker Flat” read by William Windom“Mary’s Album” (poem) read by Stefan Rudnicki“Brown of Calaveras” read by Stephen Hoye“The Society upon the Stanislaw” (poem) read by Stefan Rudnicki“Tennessee’s Partner” read by Robert Forster“The Luck of Roaring Camp” read by Stefan Rudnicki“The Pony Express” (poem) read by Stefan Rudnicki“The Idyl of Red Gulch” read by Rex Linn“Lines to a Portrait” (poem) read by Stefan Rudnicki“How Santa Claus Came to Simpson’s Bar” read by William Windom

Jack London

“That Spot” read by Arte Johnson“War” read by David Birney“Moon-Face” read by William Windom“To Build a Fire” read by Stefan Rudnicki


Adventure fiction: Westerns, Classic fiction, Anthologies: general, Fiction: general and literary

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