books.google.com - Peter B. Kyne (1880-1957) was a novelist and prolific short story writer. He wrote about ranchers and loggers, businessmen and seamen, with equal adeptness....https://books.google.com/books/about/Cappy_Ricks.html?id=Uzxy5QLkN4cC&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareCappy Ricks
Peter B. Kyne was a prolific screenwriter and the author of the 1920 bestseller "Kindred of the Dust," His stories of Cappy Ricks and the Ricks Lumber & Shipping Company were serialized in "The Saturday Evening Post" and "Cosmopolitan "magazine. He died in 1957. Historian, Alan Axelrod is the author of the bestsellers "Patton on Leadership" and "Elizabeth I, CEO," He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.