Loren D. Estleman Journey of the Dead

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Journey of the Dead

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In Loren D. Estleman's Journey of the Dead, When Pat Garrett killed his poker buddy, Billy the Kid, he had no idea what a terrible emotional price he would pay. Haunted by memories of Billy, Garrett wanders the New Mexico desert in a fruitless pursuit of peace.

Deep in the same desert, an ancient Spanish alchemist searches for the fabled philosopher's stone. Resolutely alone in his quest he devotes his long life to hunting the secrets of the old gods.

As these two men seek answers to questions that have confounded mankind for centuries, their stories encompass the panorama of American history. This journey from wild frontier into the twentieth century is an unforgettable experience.

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Loren D. Estleman was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a BA degree in English Literature and Journalism in 1974. In 2002, the university awarded him an honorary doctorate in Humane Letters for his contribution to American literature.

He is the author of more than fifty novels in the categories of mystery, historical western, and mainstream, and has received four Western Writers of American Golden Spur Awards, three Western Heritage Awards, and three Shamus Awards. He has been nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award, Britain's Silver Dagger, the National Book Award, and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2003, the mammoth Encyclopedia of Detective Fiction named him the most critically acclaimed writer of U.S. detective

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Estleman evokes the spirit of the nineteenth-century American Southwest in this episodic historical novel, which features a 129-year-old alchemist who searches the New Mexican desert for a philosopher's stone. The main story he tells is that of Pat Garrett, who is notorious for killing Billy the Kid and whose dreams are now haunted by the infamous gunfighter. Robert Forster narrates in a husky baritone. His Hispanic accent adds realism, and south-of-the-border-style music provides appropriate bridges and breaks while helping to set the mood of the complex plot. Forster portrays Garrett as a troubled soul on a journey, clearly evoking his tortured soul. This production is altogether outstanding. S.C.A. © AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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