By Sheldon Russell
On a fateful day in 1889, the Oklahoma land rush starts, and for millions of settlers the long run is up for grabs. a type of humans is Creed McReynolds, clean from the East with a lawyer’s schooling and a head jam-packed with aspirations. The mixed-blood son of a Kiowa mom and a U.S. Cavalry surgeon, Creed lands in Guthrie station, the exact Territorial Capital, the place he needs to end up that he's greater than the half-blood child as soon as pushed from his personal land.
In recounting the precipitous upward push and catastrophic fall of the jerrybuilt urban of Guthrie, writer Sheldon Russell immerses us within the lives of Creed and different memorable characters whose goals echo the taming of the frontier—and whose fates carry classes as very important this present day as they have been greater than 100 years ago.
Among the folks McReynolds needs to cope with is Abaddon Damon. A ruthless newspaper writer, Abaddon is fast to strike any discount that would deliver him the facility he craves, and prefer many others, Creed McReynolds is swept into his whirlwind of greed and deception. Creed turns into the wealthiest guy within the Territory—but at an insufferable price to himself, the desires of others, and the honor of his mother’s people.
Dreams to Dust takes readers again to the early days of Oklahoma Territory—a occasionally risky position jam-packed with nefarious dealings, the place violence lurks at the back of even informal encounters—to inform the tale of frontier women and men playing every thing to discover their fortune at the windswept southern plains.
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