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Heaven Is a Long Way Off

(2006)
(The fourth book in the Rendezvous series)
A novel by

 
 
Sam Morgan, once a young runaway from Philadelphia, now a seasoned fur trapper and mountain man, faces the most daunting task of his adventuresome life. It is 1827 and he, together with the trapping brigade commanded by Jedediah Smith, has been expelled from Mexican California. To his unending sorrow, Meadowlark, Sam's beloved Indian wife, has died in childbirth and he has been forced to abandon his infant daughter, Esperanza. Now, Sam is determined to reclaim his baby and take her to Meadowlark's village on the Wind River of Wyoming.
In Santa Fe, Sam meets a beautiful widow known as Dona Paloma and the two become lovers. Then, after the herd of horses belonging to Sam and his companions are sold for a healthy profit, he returns to California to reunite with his daughter only to learn she has been taken captive in an Indian raid.
Sam's desperate mission to rescue his daughter, their escape in a frail craft down a rampaging river, and their long trek to Santa Fe, is a harrowing tale told by a master of the historical novel.

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Hardback Editions

October 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: Heaven Is a Long Way Off: A Novel of the Mountain Men (Rendezvous)
Author(s): Win Blevins
ISBN: 0-7653-0576-3 / 978-0-7653-0576-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
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Paperback Editions

August 2007 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Heaven Is a Long Way Off: A Novel of the Mountain Men (Rendezvous)
Author(s): Win Blevins
ISBN: 0-7653-4484-X / 978-0-7653-4484-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
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February 2012 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Heaven is a Long Way Off
Author(s): Win Blevins
ISBN: 1-4074-9804-5 / 978-1-4074-9804-1 (UK edition)
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February 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Heaven Is a Long Way Off
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February 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Heaven Is a Long Way Off
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Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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February 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Heaven Is a Long Way Off
Author(s): Win Blevins
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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August 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Heaven is a Long Way Off
Author(s): Win Blevins
Publisher: Recorded Books
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August 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Heaven is a Long Way Off
Author(s): Win Blevins
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Heaven Is a Long Way Off (The Mountain Men)
Author(s): Win Blevins
ISBN: 1-4498-2546-X / 978-1-4498-2546-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books - Western Audio
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Kindle Editions

August 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Heaven Is a Long Way Off: A Novel of the Mountain Men (Rendezvous)
Author(s): Win Blevins
Publisher: Forge Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA