The Last of the Plainsmen

Zane Grey (1872 - 1939)

Travel along as Mike Vendetti aka miketheauctioneer narrates an outstanding true account of a trip made in 1909 by Zane Grey and a plainsman, Buffalo Jones, through the Grand Canyon to lasso a cougar. That’s right, lasso. Throw a rope around. That’s equivalent to catching one by the tail.

As I narrated this book, I found fact to be as exciting as fiction. This part of the west was relatively wild and untamed at this time. Wolves, wild horses, buffalo and other wildlife were quite prevalent, and the Indians were not that friendly.

This adventure would never make it to “Animal Planet”, or as a National Geographic special, because there is quite a lot of what we would consider cruelty to animals, but this is a true story, and life as it was at the turn of the last century. Parts of this story will offend the sensibilities of some, but it is a glimpse into a world that no longer exists. I was definitely drawn into this story, as I hope the listener will be. (Summary by Mike Vendetti)

Genre(s): Action & Adventure Fiction, Fictional Biographies & Memoirs, Travel & Geography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00 - Prefatory Note John W. Michaels
Play 01 01 - The Arizona Desert John W. Michaels
Play 02 02 - The Range John W. Michaels
Play 03 03 - The Last Herd John W. Michaels
Play 04 04 - The Trail John W. Michaels
Play 05 05 - Oak Spring John W. Michaels
Play 06 06 - The White Mustang John W. Michaels
Play 07 07 - Snake Gulch John W. Michaels
Play 08 08 - Naza! Naza! Naza! John W. Michaels
Play 09 09 - The Land of the Musk-Ox John W. Michaels
Play 10 10 - Success and Failure John W. Michaels
Play 11 11 - On the Siwash John W. Michaels
Play 12 12 - Old Tom John W. Michaels
Play 13 13 - Singing Cliffs John W. Michaels
Play 14 14 - All Heroes but One John W. Michaels
Play 15 15 - Jones on Cougars John W. Michaels
Play 16 16 - Kitty John W. Michaels
Play 17 17 - Conclusion John W. Michaels