The Hour of Lead
Author: Bruce Holbert
Genre: Fiction - General
Date Published: 00 , 0000
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The Hour of Lead by Bruce Holbert is the story of Matt Lawson and his life. Matt has lost family members in a snowstorm and has to take over the family ranch. Matt realizes he is alone and on his own--with a ranch to run and a lot to learn.
The Hour of Lead is a great western novel--Matt and the others that you will get know in this book have to suffer lots of hardships and sorrows. Matt, Wendy and Lucky all will find a place in your heart. The three all have different circumstances, heart aches and life experiences - but seem to continue to cross paths throughout the book. The Hour of Lead spans several decades and will have you captured throughout.
Life hands us changes - constantly. It is no different for Matt, Wendy and Lucky. Sit down, get to know these characters and enjoy a very well written book.
Bruce Holbert grew up on the Columbia River in the shadow of the Grand Coulee and his great-grandfather was an Indian scout and among the first settlers of the Grand Coulee. He currently teaches high risk ï¿½school resistantï¿½ students at Mt Spokane High School in Mead, Washington. Holbert is the author of the novels Lonesome Animals and The Hour of Lead and a graduate of the University of Iowa Writers Workshop. His fiction and nonfiction has appeared in many publications, including The Iowa Review, Hotel Amerika, Other Voices, The Antioch Review, The Spokesman Review, The West Wind Review, Cairn and RiverLit. For more information, visit: www.bruceholbertbooks.com.