Santa Ana, CA : Books on Tape, p1993.
7 sound discs (ca. 76 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
The Border trilogy ; v. 1
McCarthy, Cormac, 1933- Border trilogy ; v. 1.
Read by Alexander Adams.
Set in 1949, this is the story of John Grady Cole, who, at the age of sixteen, finds himself at the losing end of a long generation of ranchers. His grandfather's death has just cut him off from the only life he has ever imagined wanting. Abandoned by his parents troubles, heading over the border seems the only way out of a society moving in all of the wrong directions so, with his friend Rawlins, he rides away. Soon enough, they acquire a hapless younger companion and jobs breaking horses on a hacienda. Within months, one of the boys is dead and childhood has passed for the other two, along with an era that once uniquely defined America.
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