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The Texicans

Nina Vida

From acclaimed author Nina Vida comes a powerful novel set in the 1840s. The Texicans provides an illuminating glimpse at the rugged lives of the downtrodden in pioneer society- immigrants, slaves, Indians, and Mexicans. Joseph Kimmel is heading to San Antonio to settle his deceased brother's estate but becomes stranded on the vast open prairie when his horse is stolen. He is rescued by an egocentric Alsatian immigrant, but falls back into trouble when he marries a young blond girl. Running for their lives, Joseph and his new bride head to the hill country, where they hope to build a cattle ranch. Unfortunately, the ruthless Texas Rangers have other ideas. Vida's intense drama and realistic characters are supported by in-depth historical research and vividly depict the countless hardships of the American pioneers. Listeners will be spellbound by the fiery reading from narrator George Guidall.

From acclaimed author Nina Vida comes a powerful novel set in the 1840s. The Texicans provides an illuminating glimpse at the rugged lives of the downtrodden in pioneer society- immigrants, slaves, Indians, and Mexicans. Joseph Kimmel is heading to San Antonio to settle his deceased brother's estate but becomes stranded on the vast open prairie when his horse is stolen. He is rescued by an egocentric Alsatian immigrant, but falls back into trouble when he marries a young blond girl. Running for their lives, Joseph and his new bride head to the hill country, where they hope to build a cattle ranch. Unfortunately, the ruthless Texas Rangers have other ideas. Vida's intense drama and realistic characters are supported by in-depth historical research and vividly depict the countless hardships of the American pioneers. Listeners will be spellbound by the fiery reading from narrator George Guidall.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

From acclaimed author Nina Vida comes a powerful novel set in the 1840s. The Texicans provides an illuminating glimpse at the rugged lives of the downtrodden in pioneer society- immigrants, slaves, Indians, and Mexicans. Joseph Kimmel is heading to San Antonio to settle his deceased brother's estate but becomes stranded on the vast open prairie when his horse is stolen. He is rescued by an egocentric Alsatian immigrant, but falls back into trouble when he marries a young blond girl. Running for their lives, Joseph and his new bride head to the hill country, where they hope to build a cattle ranch. Unfortunately, the ruthless Texas Rangers have other ideas. Vida's intense drama and realistic characters are supported by in-depth historical research and vividly depict the countless hardships of the American pioneers. Listeners will be spellbound by the fiery reading from narrator George Guidall.

Language:

English

Narrators:

George Guidall

Length:

9h 35m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

21:39


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

19:56


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

11:22


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:46


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

22:46


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

22:46


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

26:58


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

24:57


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

48:57


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

21:26


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

20:35


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

18:09


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

17:13


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

30:59


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

22:47


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

15:52


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

32:51


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

17:59


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

24:17


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

20:02


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

09:57


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

22:25


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

13:48


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

18:40


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

19:54


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

28:59


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

01:17