- Elusive Loner of the Wilderness
- Narrated by: Gene Engene
- Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 08-03-11
- Language: English
- Publisher: Books in Motion
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By Casper on 06-08-18
A Must For All Idahonians
I grew up camping in Idaho and hearing stories about the ridge runner. This book recaptured all of those stories (surprisingly true) and told them marvelously. It was a nostalgic and very entertaining read/listen. I highly recommend it to those who camp in North Idaho.
By N. K. Marks on 14-01-18
A great contemporary historical novel
What did you love best about The Ridgerunner?
This was read by DIck Estell on the Radio Reader on PBS 25 years ago and was fascinating then, still just as good on my second time listening to it. My Idaho friends tell me the Ridge Runner is still talked about today. He eluded forest rangers off and on for two decades and he still remains a mysterious figure. Gene Engene's narration is excellent. The local color and descriptions of the mountains and the characters are memorable. The fact that Mr. Engene
What was one of the most memorable moments of The Ridgerunner?
The Ridge Runner alone is a memorable character. The author really brings the other characters such as the forest rangers to life and it's easy to get a glimpse of how different life was in those days. Those mountains were very rugged and dangerous.
Have you listened to any of Gene Engene’s other performances before? How does this one compare?
Yes, he is a great narrator.
Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
The mystery surrounding this man kept me wondering the entire book about who he really was. Many questions were answered but many remain unknown.
Any additional comments?
Love this book, thanks so much for making it available.