Windmill

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Greg is a rancher in the western United States. Burdened by generational alcoholism, he struggles to achieve personal happiness and at the same time hold it together with his family and friends. It is not without casualties to some of the characters in the book. In Windmill, the men and women are searching for personal freedom. In America, freedom is guaranteed but the methods and means of how to achieve it inevitabley clash. People from different parts of the country have different ideas, and being compelled to search for freedom each has to suffer the setbacks that life has to offer.

On the surface, life in the west seem more forgiving, more laid back. But in the end, no one in is guaranteed to find the easy road. Freedom is not easy for those living it.

Like the windmill, constantly being driven by the impeller of the wind, life is the impeller that drives the characters in this book. Each has to reach deep within to withstand the adult circumstances they are responsible for putting themselves in.

Through our own actions, sometimes life comes to a standstill. The impeller of life is a driving force. And like the windmill, if the wind stops or water below dries up, the living are bandoned to fend for themselves.

If we are lucky, time will restart our dynamos. If the people in the story are to survive, the forces of nature must be discovered without as well as within. There are many versions of the living, yet in function they seem all alike. Living in the modern west forces choices between retaining what is thought of as good and yet, bending to what has become designated as progress. In the end, are we able to take charge and judge, or must we simply take what the wind and water has to offer and make the best of it? Only our characters know for sure.

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About the author

The author has lived and worked in the northwest. He has a Political Science degree from his home town, and he has studied in all of the major Universities of Idaho.

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iUniverse
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Published on
Apr 3, 2001
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9780595721009
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical
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