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Desert of Dreams

Holloway, Bob (AUTOGRAPHED)

ISBN 10: 1589300629 / ISBN 13: 9781589300620
Published by Selah Publishing Group presumed 1st printing, np, 2002
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SIGNED BY AUTHOR, 266 p., photos, index, 8vo; Fine/Fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 43850

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Title: Desert of Dreams

Publisher: Selah Publishing Group presumed 1st printing, np

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Desert of Dreams is about the people who came to the Columbia Basin Poject in Central Washington State to fulfill the American Dream. They wanted land they could call their own and a chance to insure themselves and their children a future better than their past. It includes a short family history of just a few who left family and friends to venture into the wind swept lands of the desert. They came to tame the sand dunes and sage brush with help from the sparkling waters from the Columbia River. They turned the harsh, dry wastland into the most productive farms in the United States if not the world. The stories tell where these modern day pioneers came from and insights into their lives before and after their arrival on the desert of dreams.

About the Author:

Bob was discharged in 1955 from the U.S. Air Force. He moved to Quincy, Washington to farm in the new developing Columbia Basin Reclaimation project made possible by waters from Grand Coulee Dam. Through the years he has been active in the farming community including Farm Bureau, Agfarmation, Washington State Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee and Director of Centeral Washington Production Credit Association

After giving up active farming in 1999, Bob and his wife Agnes, rent their potatoe storages to other farmers. He is on the foundation Board of Big Bend Community College, serves as a Director of International Polyol Chemical Inc, is an alternate to the Board of Icelandic Green Polyols in Iceland, as well as a co-manager of Wild Goose Enterprises.

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