A Final Place: One Man's Quest

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AuthorHouse, Apr 12, 2005 - Fiction - 312 pages
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Roy Callahan is an old retired cowboy and construction man. He is driving through the West seeking a place where he would like to settle down. He has always liked the western cowboy life and would like to relive that life again. A man makes an emergency landing near his camp, and Roy saves the pilot by flying him to a hospital. This starts a chain of events that includes a large ranching operation, the invention of a super weapon, and a final showdown with terrorists. Along the way Roy makes a new friend, encounters Indians on their reservation, renews old-time friendships, and proves there is life and action left in an old cowboy.

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About the author (2005)

The author grew up in a small west Texas town. He served in the U. S. Navy in World War II; coming home in 1946.  Since then he has been cowboy, rancher, and a construction engineer for the U. S. Government.  He wrote construction documents and supervised the building of military facilities.  After retiring from the government, he worked as a safety engineer.  Twenty-five years of that time was spent in Alaska.  He has flown light aircraft in the Alaskan bush and traveled extensively over the western United States and Canada.  Retired in Abilene, Texas, he devotes his time to writing and fishing.

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