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  • James Oliver Curwood

    An adventure classic by James Oliver Curwood with a thrilling set-up: three men, a map and a hidden treasure... A young white man, his half breed friend, and an Indian sage who communes with the wilderness, all know the gold is hidden somewhere in the north Canadian wilderness. But is the map really reliable? This work is packed with almost nonstop adventure and action! Artist Bio Author: James Oliver Curwood (1878-1927), was an American action-adventure writer. At the time of his death the highest paid (per word) author in the world(!) Artist Bio Jack Brown: Jack Brown is a passionate reader of classic and genre oriented literature. He enjoys creating high quality audio...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Kazan (sometimes published with the subtitle The Wolf Dog) is a once very popular novel by environmentalist and author James Oliver Curwood. After a trip to the Yukon area of Canada and Alaska, Curwood wrote a series of wilderness adventure novels that were best-sellers in the 1910’s and 1920’s and remained popular through mid century. Jack London had begun the vogue for northland dog stories with his Call of the Wild and White Fang, and there were many imitators, but none had a greater impact than Curwood. The income from the sales of his books permitted him to spend several months of each year in the remote northwestern area that he loved, while he poured out more than 30...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Listen to Kazan with a movie-style soundtrack and amplify your audiobook experience. Kazan (sometimes published with the subtitle The Wolf Dog) is a once very popular novel by environmentalist and author James Oliver Curwood. After a trip to the Yukon area of Canada and Alaska, Curwood wrote a series of wilderness adventure novels that were best-sellers in the 1910's and 1920's and remained popular through mid century. Jack London had begun the vogue for northland dog stories with his Call of the Wild and White Fang, and there were many imitators, but none had a greater impact than Curwood. The income from the sales of his books permitted him to spend several months of each year in the...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Alors que Roderick Drew doit travailler pour faire vivre sa mère et lui, il rencontre Wabi, un jeune métis venu tout droit du Grand Nord. Quinze dollars pour chaque scalp de loup rapporté ? C’est décidé : avec son nouvel ami, Roderick va tenter l’aventure ! Saura-t-il survivre à cette région désertée par l’homme, et hantée par les loups ? Découvrira-t-il le lourd secret de leur guide indien, Mukoki ? C’est sans le savoir vraiment, que le jeune Roderick va quitter la ville de Détroit, pour s’enfoncer au cœur du Grand Désert Blanc… *** Qui est l'auteur ? James Oliver Curwood est un passionné du Grand Nord Canadien et un fin connaisseur des grands espaces,...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    James Curwood wrote many adventures of the far north. By 1909 he had saved enough money to travel to the Canadian northwest, a trip that provided the inspiration for his wilderness adventure stories. The success of his novels afforded him the opportunity to return to the Yukon and Alaska for several months each year, which allowed him to write more than thirty such books. The Canadian North is often referred to as "God's Country" God’s Country is a tale of adventure, mystery and...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Subtitled: A Story of the Three River Country. James Kent has learned that he is terminally ill with perhaps only days to live, and so decides to confess to a murder and thus save an innocent man. Nobody believes his confession, particularly Marette, a mysterious girl who had shown up at Athabasca Landing only weeks before. Kent’s illness takes a turn and his death is postponed, and he sets about to find out more about the girl, who he ends up falling in love with, although she’ll not reveal her past to him, nor what she knows about the murder. A story of intrigue, suspense, action, and above all, a story of love in the furthest outreaches of the Great White North where three great...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Engineer and our hero, Jack, is directed into the depths of the Canadian wilderness to construct a train route where all of the other previous men have failed or inexplicably disappeared... From one of the masters of the adventure and western genres comes a stunning and suspenseful tale that even manages to throw in a nice all be it mysterious romance into the...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    A Royal Canadian Police Officer stumbles upon mystery, love and adventure during his pursuit of a giant madman and killer, moving across the snowy wilderness with wolves for sled dogs. This is for pure and unadulterated lovers of rugged action and adventure, with a nice side order of...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    An adventure classic with a thrilling situation: a young white man, his half breed friend, and an Indian sage who communes with the wilderness, are in search of a treasure hidden somewhere in the north Canadian wilderness. But is the map reliable? This work is crammed with almost nonstop adventure and...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    A sergeant of the Canadian Northwest Mounted and his partner are hunting an elusive killer and his wife through a freezing and harsh world... This story possesses all of the great essentials that make up a good adventure tale! Old fashioned sense of nobility, falling in love, losing love, suspense, tragedies and ultimate happiness regained as the listener gets entangled in the story which is full of twists and...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Along with the fight for survival in the wild, comes a poignant melodrama with a side order of mystery! A beautiful young wife dies shortly after giving birth to a girl. She is appeased by the lovely violin playing of a starving boy who came to their cabin for food. The mystery of the violin player's past and how his life connects with those in the small trading village is what makes this tale stand...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    A bear cub named Niwa gets separated from his mother and meets a hunter and his faithful dog, Miki. The dog and the cub quickly go into the wild, tough. Niwa uses the teachings his mother thought him to survive, and Miki uses both his instincts and Niwa's methods to do the same. The two become friends. But sooner or later a bear must hibernate... This is a cheering and wonderful nature story where the listener is immeasurably rewarded by getting to hear the narration of both a dog and a...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    This wonderfully old-fashioned adventure, love and detective story set in the Northern Canadian wilderness of the early 1900's will entertain and charm the listener like no other! The hero has to save his business from unfamiliar enemies and in the process falls in love with an attractive young woman who lives in a mysterious hidden old...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    David Carrigan, a Royal Northwest Canadian Mounty always gets the job done. Or does he? Will he catch Black Roger Audemard and escape his captors as they traverse thousands of miles of Northern rivers and forests? A classic, escapist adventure action saga with all the right ingredients - suspense, atmosphere, action, good characters and...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    A suspenseful work filled with everything we want from an adventurous, mysterious romance and murder puzzle! A North Canadian police officer makes a deathbed confession to a murder that an innocent man is going to die for... A beautiful, secretive young woman knows something about the case, but has her motive to keep this hidden from everyone except the Chief of Police, who has reasons of his own for everything to just go...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    In the early 1900's, Jolly Roger McKay, a big-hearted outlaw who never hurt a fly, is pursued for years by the Royal Northwest Mounties, through the Northwest Canadian wilderness. At one of his hiding places, he falls in love with a local young woman, Nada, but feels inferior to her. The puppy Peter, devoted to both the outlaw and Nada, follows him through everything; as we listeners wonder if they will ever find...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    Baree, the son of a grey wolf and a black dog, was born in the vast Canadian wilderness. He learns about nature and his fellow animals by trial and error-fighting with owls and playing with beavers. Being alone in the wild, he desperately seeks to join a pack of wolves, but they see him as a dog, and he is driven away. If the wolves are treacherous, Baree soon learns that humans are worse. He is shot, beaten, and trapped, but he soon learns to take care of himself. After fighting alone against the world, Baree befriends an indian maiden, Nepeese, and he finds his purpose in...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    A wilderness story of adventure and intrigue in Alaska in the...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    A tale of mystery, romance, and honor, as David Carrigan must choose between his duty as an officer of the law and a girl who holds him captive; a girl who Carrigan thinks he may have fallen in love with no less! Who is this strange girl Jean-Marie, and why won’t she give him his freedom? And who are the people that she surrounds herself with along the great Canadian rivers and wilderness barrens and forests of the...read more

  • James Oliver Curwood

    The Country Beyond, subtitled A Romance In the Wilderness, is a story of “Jolly” Roger McKay, an outcast on the run from the law; Nada, the girl he falls in love with; and Peter, the devoted mixed-breed dog who links the two together as no human could, as action, adventure, and romance take them through the Northwest Canadian wilderness in search of The Country...read more