• by Spring Warren
  • Narrated by Tom Stechschulte
  • 13 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Spring Warren breaks onto the literary scene with a remarkable debut novel. This often comic picaresque follows Edward Turrentine Bayard III, who deserts his upper-class family and moves to Nebraska. Soon he finds trouble - and a Pinkerton agent following his every move.


What the Critics Say

"A pitch-perfect narrator and a smorgasboard of sensory detail." (Jodi Picoult)


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Poor old Ned

Ned has suffered all his young life from various illnesses, so his mother sends him to a supposed sanitorium in Nebraska. Unfortunately for Ned, there is no such place, it was a con, and he is left to survive by skinning buffalo. Various people take advantage of the naiive young man, as he tries to make his way in the world.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-03-2008
  • Publisher: Recorded Books