|About the Book|
Based on his parents’ experiences as homesteaders, the author chronicles the interwoven lives of three primary characters surrounded by a rich assortment of friends and family members. Their hardships and tragedies are fodder for outrageous, embellished tales. This book is written for the thousands of descendants of homesteaders who have heard their ancestors’ tales and would like to read more. It is also for those who, having lived during most of the twentieth century, are thirsting for a book that recognizes their commonplace accomplishments. Humor and hilarity intermingle with pain and poignancy to capture and hold the reader’s interest.