In Search of Sublet: A Story of Wyoming is a story of a mans search for an abandoned coal mining town of the early 1900s in the High Plains Desert of southwest Wyoming; the boyhood home of his father, and about the places that were visited and the people that were met along the way. The search and associated travels occurred during three separate journeys within an 11-year period. It is, in part, an ancestral biographical sketch of the authoras paternal side of the family, as well as a sentimental journey to discover what remained, if anything, of the site of his fatheras boyhood home; a place his father spoke of so often during his lifetime, but never was able to revisit. What began as a curious inquiry into the location of a coal town turned into a quest to unearth the past. The author writes from the heart, but attempts to refrain from being too nostalgic.THE STOLEN SQUIBS It was my grandfathers turn to set the explosives at Sublet #5 this particular morning. It was my understanding that he had to also provide the squids or fuse/ and caps to detonate the explosives. ... Unknown to him, at least at this moment, my father had taken, not only a couple of the squibs, but the entire box... he and his companion, a Japanese boy, had the intention of going intoanbsp;...
|Title||:||In Search of Sublet|
|Author||:||Louis J. Cattera|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2003-05-02|