All the Pretty Horses

All the Pretty Horses

Downloadable Audiobook - 2011
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Presents a cowboy odyssey for modern times, and features the travels and toils of a 16 year old East Texan boy. The first volume of the author's Border trilogy.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books ; [2011]
Edition: Unabridged.
Copyright Date: ℗1992
ISBN: 9781449871338
Characteristics: 1 sound file (10 hr.) :,digital.
analog, Digital recording, rda
data file, rda
Additional Contributors: Muller, Frank 1951-


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Jan 18, 2019

Brilliant writing with an consonant, immersive dialog, but I'm guessing that unless you're already a fan of other authors like William Faulkner or Thomas Wolfe, i.e. writers with a heavily measured prose, a story such as Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses is going to feel slow and meandering.

Aug 22, 2016

I must confess that I didn't much like the story itself, but that is more than made up for by the extraordinary narration by Muller: each character is given their own voice and the narrated portions are given emphasis just where it should. The whole is far better than merely reading the book.

Jan 07, 2014

So many reviewers refer to this as a coming of age book - I've not thought of it that way, maybe I don't understand the reference. Cole is operating on his understanding of life so far; maybe lost in a time warp & not in the current challenges with how the world is changing. The values & familiar actions are imbedded in his nature. What else can he do? I like this character, his straight forward replies & economy of speech. I've enjoyed the book, the audio & movie.

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