Mountain Home Author:Harley Herrald Will Jackson, former itinerant Panhandle cowboy tries to accstome himself to an easier life than he had ever known. During these times, some very good and some not so good, he and his wife, Clatilda, go through the trials of a family ranching in a rural Mormon community in the latter years of the nineteenth century. — Will and Clatilda seem to ha... more »ve even mroe than their share of tribulation as they struggle to keep their extended famly together, and to protect their ranch and cattle. The death of children, friends and family members is somewhat softened by new arrivals, by both birth and migration.
During all of this, Will finds himself questioning his contributions to life, and wonderingif he will leave any memory of himself beyond his children's lives. Clatilda feels he is sufficiently secure in the community to satisfy his need for remembrance, but supports Will in his attempts to better himself.
Will's chosen method of creating his niche in history is not as might be expected of an unschool cowboy. His success is sufficient to satisfy even one much better stationed in life.« less