Alcatraz is a classic western story of a wild horse who many said could not be caught or broken, and the man who set out to prove them wrong.
Alcatraz is a horse who had been bred to race but escapes his masters home and gets used to freedom. His escape comes at a terrible price though, as he becomes known as a murderous beast and Marianne, the new ranch owner, wants him killed. But Alcatraz is smart, tough and seems to be a magical horse, able to mystify his hunters that are unable to catch him. Marianne has to call in the only man that can catch him - Red Jim Perris…
Alcatraz was first published in 1922. This version unabridged. Total running time (TRT): 7 hours and 43 min. Read by Richard Kilmer. Also available as e-book (ePUB).
Max Brand was the pen name for Frederick Schiller Faust (1892-1944) who was an American author known primarily for his thoughtful and literary Westerns.
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