Hanging Judge

Version: Abridged
Author: Elmer Kelton
Narrator: Jason Culp
Genres: Western
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Published In: August 2011
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 4 hours
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Elmer Kelton, voted 'The Greatest Western Writer of All Time' by the Western Writers of America, is a legend in the field of Western literature. Famous for his realistic characters and accurate depictions of the history of his home state of Texas, Elmer Kelton continues to write exceptional novels of American history.

In Hanging Judge, Justin Moffitt is eager to help keep the peace as a deputy marshal in small-town Texas. That is, until Justin is assigned to the wrong marshal-a 'hanging judge' who is as famous for his ruthlessness as he is for his commitment to justice. When Justin's boss hangs a controversial criminal, Justin must defend himself against an army of friends and relatives, desperate for revenge.

Author Details

Author Details

Kelton, Elmer

Elmer Kelton has written over forty books, four of which won the Western Heritage Award including The Art of Howard Terpning (Greenwich Workshop Press) He has won numerous awards and the Texas Legislature proclaimed Elmer Kelton Day in April 1997. He and his wife of over fifty years live near San Angelo, Texas, about 130 miles from where he was born and raised.