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Dust in the Wind: A Story of the Wheat Harvest
by Tom Morrow
Dave White, a young man growing up in Oklahoma in the early 1960s, feels hopelessly trapped by his life. He knows that if he doesn't leave, his heart will break. Dave knows he can't deny his dreams of a better life for a minute longer, so when a vague shadow of opportunity arises, he grabs it. Finally, he gets his chance to spread his wings and fly away with the wind. Dave ...more
Paperback, 322 pages
Published May 14th 2012 by iUniverse
(first published December 1st 2001)
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Dave White is a seventeen-year-old boy in a small town in Oklahoma where nothing much happens. It’s the summer of 1960. The country’s in a recession, and, at the beginning of the novel, Dave loses his summer job to a man with a family. He’s had his eye on a car, his dream, and now that he’s lost his job, the dream is gone. The car is soon sold and despite the support of his family and friends, he gets the wanderlust. There isn’t a job to be found in town. His girlfriend, Gayle, doesn’t understan ...more