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Old Yeller

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Fred Gipson

Narrated By: Peter Francis James

Publisher: Caedmon

Date: January 2010

Duration: 3 hours 31 minutes


Awarded the Newbery Honor
When a novel like Huckleberry Finn, or The Yearling, comes along it defies customary adjectives because of the intensity of the respouse it evokes in the reader. Such a book, we submit, is Old Yeller; to read this eloquently simple story of a boy and his dog in the Texas hill country is an unforgettable and deeply moving experience. 
When his father sets out on a cattle drive for the summer, fourteen-year-old Travis is left to take care of his family and their farm, and he faces new, unanticipated and often perilous responsibilities in the wilderness of early fronteir Texas. But Travis is not alone. He finds help and comfort in the courage and unwavering love of the stray animal who comes to be his most loyal and very best friend: the big yellow dog Travis calls 'Old Yeller.'
An enduring and award-winning American classic, Fred Gipson's Old Yeller stands as one of the most beloved novels ever produced in this country, and one that will live in the hearts and minds of readers for generations to come.


  • Peggy Stortz

    Perhaps one of the best books ever written--moving and powerful. Highly recommended.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Ryan B.

    It was very heart taking and on edge.

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