a powerful story, told with craft and gripping narrative -- Syd Nathans, Associate Professor of History, Duke University
About the Author
Peter R. Decker was a professor of history and public policy at Duke University before becoming a prominent western rancher, with holdings in Ridgway, Colorado, and Lewellen, Nebraska. He is the director of the renowned National Western Stock Show in Denver and serves as the chair of the board of trustees for Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. He is also the author of Old Fences, New Neighbors, a book about the San Juan Mountain region of Colorado.