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High Plains Tango - A Novel

Robert James Waller

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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

With over 10 million copies sold, bestselling author Robert James Waller returns with the haunting, evocative story of a small town, a beautiful and mysterious woman, and the man forever changed by both. The wild places are where no one is looking anymore. Out there on the high plains, among the Sioux reservations and the silent buttes, among the small towns dying and the people with them, you can hear the wind. And on the back of the wind is the sound of an old accordion-tangos-mingling with the lonely thump of a single drum in the nighttime and a far-off warrior's cry. On the back of the wind is the smell of worn saddle leather and sawdust, of sandalwood, and smoke from ancient ceremonial fires. To this, to a town called Salamander, comes Carlisle McMillan, a traveler and master carpenter seeking a place of quiet amid the grinding roar of progress. Near Wolf Butte, a strange and apparently haunted monolith, he finds his quiet, or so he believes, and begins rebuilding a decrepit house as a tribute to the gruff old man who taught him a carpenter's skills, rebuilding his life at the same time. He finds two very different, independent women: Gally Deveraux, who works at a diner in Salamander and longs for something more than she is, and Susanna Benteen, beautiful and enigmatic, who was drawn to Salamander for mysterious reasons of her own, a woman the town has labeled a witch. The women and his carpenter's trade and an old Indian known as Flute Player bring Carlisle a sense of contentment for a while. But his quiet is shattered as bulldozer treads begin to turn and the Yerkes County War commences. Run or stand your ground, that is Carlisle's dilemma, Gally on one side, Susanna on the other. Robert James Waller's fully imagined characters become people we know and care for deeply. High Plains Tango is the hauntingly lyrical story of a small town in the middle of nowhere, a town that forever changed-and was forever changed by-one man. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Robertson Dean

Length:

9h 55m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

01:44


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:59


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

08:38


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

09:02


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

09:32


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

09:05


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:05


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:20


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:08


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:14


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

08:15


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:55


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:54


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:47


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

09:47


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

09:23


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:58


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:18


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

09:40


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:27


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:57


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:49


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

08:51


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

02:49


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:07


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:59


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

08:55


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:04


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:14


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:19


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:18


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:14


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:34


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

09:32


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

02:50


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:44


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:36


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

09:16


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:40


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

09:38


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:02


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:51


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

08:36


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

08:32


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:00


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

08:30


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:22


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

09:18


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:22


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:29


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:42


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:08


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:46


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:28


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

08:02


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:26


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:55


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

08:17


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:49


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

07:51


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

08:11


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:32


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

03:10


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

09:01


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:45


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

08:09


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

09:31


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

07:47


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

09:32


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

10:47


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:28


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

04:23


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:31


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:07


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:35


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

07:59


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

08:48


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:37


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:31


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

08:01


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

09:08


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:45


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:53


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

00:21