The Virginian (Dramatized)

  • by Owen Wister
  • Narrated by The St. Charles Players
  • 2 hrs and 16 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Medicine Bow, Wyoming. The Western frontier was a lawless land ruled by the gun. Riding the rugged rangeland is a southerner with peace in his heart, a soft-spoken and fair man, but a man with a fast draw, a straight shot, and a need for justice. And then into his heart rode the beautiful young lady from the east.The St. Charles Players present a unique telling of this classic tale, in a new multi-cast dramatization performed in exciting Radio Theatre style.


What the Critics Say

"Well-scripted, keeping the novel's original flavor with the cast's collective cohesiveness flabbergasting the listener." (Audioworld)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Mostly ok, Some poor narration.

Dramatized scenes are okay. However, some of the narration is just plain bad. Seriously, the guy stumbles through his sentences like a primary-school child reading to his class, did they not think to record multiple takes?! Anyway, at least they aren't too frequent..
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- S


Well performed. I could understand it easily though I am French. The adaptation doesn't defer much from the original text. The music is intertaining and the noises are realistic. The story in itself is interresting. I recommend it. Especially if you have to read it for school.
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- Flora

Book Details

  • Release Date: 26-04-2002
  • Publisher: Monterey Media, Inc. (Audio Theatre)