The Slavers Author:F.M. Parker With an awesome list of stirring Western novels, F.M. Parker has won acclaim as a master spellbinder. In The Slavers, he has achieved a new personal best, bringing alive the high drama and true-grit realities of the Western past. The year is 1877. The scene is Mexico City. A young American, Ken Larrway, has come to study under the legendary ma... more »ster of weaponry, Louis Calleja. But Larrway is forced to turn from student to slayer while trying to save his teacher from death in an unfair duel with the son of Ramos Zaldivar, the most powerful caudillo in Mexico. Whit a handpicked killing crew from Saldivar's private army on his trail and an fortune on his head, Larrway flees through a land where the only law comes out of a gun. There is no safety from Saldivar's rage, and when Larrway stumbles upon a hidden valley settled by a sect of plygamous Americans, he finds not sanctuary but fresh danger. Zaldivar knows of this strange colony named Janos, and has raided it again and again to feed the Mexican appetite for blonde women. the settlers' last hope against Zaldivar's rapacious reach is Larrway's skill with a pistol, if he agrees to face off against the most feared gunfigher in the land, Ramon Zaldivar himself.
The ISBN 0-453-00655-8 is printed on the inside page as well as back of the dust cover. However this ISBN number is listed as an audio casette edition here on PBS. It is the First printing, May 1989.« less