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Dreams Like Thunder
by Diane Simmons (Goodreads Author)
Dreams Like Thunder takes place on a small Eastern Oregon farm between Baker and Hells Canyon. The story is set over a couple of days in 1959, but part of the family seems less in touch with the 20th century than with the myth of their own pioneer past. The myth varies according to who is doing the telling. It is up to Alberta, who is ten years old and heir to both the far ...more
Paperback, 198 pages
Published April 1st 1995 by Story Line Press
(first published February 1992)
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Diane Simmons grew up on a farm Eastern Oregon. After earning a BA in history from the University of Oregon, she began her writing career as a journalist in Idaho, Alaska and Washington. Her newspaper reporter's novel, Let the Bastards Freeze in the Dark, about hapless environmental terrorists in pipeline Alaska, was published by Simon and Schuster. She moved on to New York City where she earned a ...moreMore about Diane Simmons...