Summary

Thomas McCabe is on his way to a brilliant career as a lawyer when, in 1837, he gives everything up to take a job with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Sent to live with a tribe in the wilds of Missouri, McCabe soon saves the life of a young brave. Subsequently, yet grudgingly, he is accepted by the Cheyenne, until he falls hopelessly in love with the beautiful, and betrothed, Night Bird Woman. Determined to marry her, McCabe must prove himself to the tribe. During his initiation, he is visited by a Spirit of Vision that carries a message powerful enough to teach Thomas the true meaning of courage, and to remake the lives of the proud people he will come to call family.
©1982 Robert Jordan; (P)2001 Books on Tape, Inc.
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"Michael Kramer reads this fast-paced, picturesque novel as if he were living it. Jordon's words bring the 1830s alive, and Kramer personifies McCabe, aka "Horse Runner." Kramer dramatizes the life-and-death struggles and effortlessly distinguishes characters, regardless of gender with a well-modulated but crisp and distinct reading style. Caught between the two cultures and lifestyles, McCabe's ultimate choice will fascinate listeners of all ages." (AudioFile)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Jim on 02-07-07

LOVED IT!

This was dam fine book and made me feel just like I was part of the story. I really enjoyed it and would highly recomend it.

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5 out of 5 stars
By ron on 08-12-11

really like the book

Where does Cheyenne Raiders rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

one of the best ever. I never put any one book above another unless there are the same book different authors.

What did you like best about this story?

everything, not one specific item but as a whole.

What about Michael Kramer’s performance did you like?

outstanding. he puts you there. one of the best audio performances

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

transformation of a white cheyenne

Any additional comments?

outstanding book. as with all stories it has its ups its downs and shows how the struggle between two worlds can merge into one.

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