At Home in Clearwater
About the Book
George and Ike Simmons returned home from WWII as celebrated War Heroes, at least in Clearwater County. At Home in Clearwater depicts the growing up years in the lives of the Simmons kids. It weaves a tale of romance, small-town gossip, compassion and humor, as George and Chassity, and Ike and Emma Simmons, with help from Aunt Mamie and Grandmother Marie, strive to build character and instill values of honesty, integrity, and compassion in their children. This task is carried out in the face of racial prejudice and small-town jealousy.
About the Author
Dale McMillan grew up during the Great Depression in deep East Texas on a small poor dirt farm. It was there that he learned how to live off the land from his parents. After graduating from college, he spent many years in Houston, Texas working in the Petro Chemical Industry in a research environment. Now retired, he has moved to a small farm in Henderson, Texas, where he lives with his wife Janell, son Paul and three granddaughters, Claudia, Maggie and Isabella. Mr. McMillan is a member of the East Texas Storytellers Guild and the East Texas Antique Tractor and Engine Association.