Daniel Boone (Thwaites)


Read by William Tomcho

(4.6 stars; 35 reviews)

Daniel Boone was a great hunter, explorer, surveyor, and excellent rifleman; he knew Indians and fought them skillfully. His life was filled with adventures and, with this biography, Reuben Gold Thwaites takes us along on some of those adventures. An exciting read of one of America’s true historical heroes.(Summary by William Tomcho from the preface to Daniel Boone) (4 hr 30 min)

Chapters

Ancestry and Training 13:17 Read by William Tomcho
The Nimrod of the Yadkin 12:37 Read by William Tomcho
Life on the Border 12:43 Read by William Tomcho
Red Man Against White Man 22:09 Read by William Tomcho
Kentucky Reached at Last 17:59 Read by William Tomcho
Alone in the Wilderness 16:22 Read by William Tomcho
Predecessors and Contemporaries 13:41 Read by William Tomcho
The Hero of Clinch Valley 18:06 Read by William Tomcho
The Settlement of Kentucky 17:40 Read by William Tomcho
Two Years of Darkness 18:37 Read by William Tomcho
The Siege of Boonesborough 24:13 Read by William Tomcho
Soldier and Statesman 25:10 Read by William Tomcho
Kentucky's Path of Thorns 22:31 Read by William Tomcho
In the Kanawha Valley 13:57 Read by William Tomcho
A Serene Old Age 21:53 Read by William Tomcho

Reviews

Trailblazer Pioneer


(5 stars)

Well worth reading. Very much enjoyed the details of his adventure and tribulations opening up new territories. The hardships he, his wife and family endured are little appreciated. Enlightening book well done.

Boone


(4 stars)

A very enjoyable listen. Does not attempt to paint fairy tales but a fairly accurate account of the life of Boone. Well worth the listen


(5 stars)

very well-read. truly one of the many great Heroes of western expansion - a role model to whom we should all take notice


(5 stars)

excellent reader for a fantastic legend.