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The Lure of Greener Prairies: An Oklahoma Odyssey
The Lure of Greener Prairies An Oklahoma Odyssey Author:Robert N. Gray History dispassionately relates time and events, both casual and catastrophic, without noting the impact such incidents had on ordinary people. Good times and bad are not so much about events as they are about people. Paths taken by the pioneers would have been vastly different had it not been for the larger flow of history profoundly influencin... more »g and re-directing their lives. A glimpse of the past reveals how little they controlled their lives.
The pioneers shrank from no duty. At the same time, they exhibited resilience as they ingeniously blended and reshuffled their various personal involvements in harmony with the restlessness and flux of their times. No matter where one is in this world, grass usually appears greener on the other side of the fence. Afflicted with this age-old condition of humankind, those featured in this book constantly were seeking a better way, always looking for greener prairies, and continuously trying to improve the situation of their loved ones.
You will enjoy this historical fiction work based closely on true history.« less