Rest and Be Thankful Author:Helen MacInnes "Rest and Be Thankful" is the name given to a green island, sheltering between the forks of Crazy Creek, high in the Wyoming hills. Here, in pioneer days wagon trains coming over the Stoneyway Trail halted before they continued westward. — Two friends, Mrs. Peel and Sarah Bly wandered off the State Highway which they were following to California.... more » Their background was the salons and culture of France, not the wild west. Having found this wonderful place they wanted to share it with their circle of literary hopefuls and authors, which they invited to come.
The charm and humor of this story lies in the varied reactions and interactions of these Easterners as they confront the magnificence of the scenic grandeur they encounter, along with the simple genial frankness of its occupants, the owners and cowboys of Flying Tail Ranch. We are dealing with humorous colliding cultures here« less