With a borrowed bike, a stolen knife, Vernon Collis runs away from home. He chooses a new name and reinvents himself as a hired hand in a lumber mill. Naive and gullible he is soon in trouble and finds himself in jail accused of murder.
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Born in Paso Robles, California, Root comes from a ranching family. Eldon volunteered for the Marine Corps in 1942 qnd spent a full 'hitch' touring the South Pacific. Now 77 he lives in rural Paso Robles on a farm, with his wife and as many of his five children and fifteen grandchildren as he can gather around.
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Book Description BlueOak Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Byby Root (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M1929117035
Book Description BlueOak Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition. 392 pages. 8.30x5.40x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1929117035