The great sand fracas of Ames County : a novel / Jerry Apps.

"When the Alstage Mining Company proposes a frac sand mine in the small Ames County village of Link Lake, events quickly escalate to a crisis. Business leader Marilyn Jones of the Link Lake Economic Development Council heads the promine forces, citing needed jobs and income for the county. Octo...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Apps, Jerold W., 1934- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Madison, Wisconsin : Terrace Books, a trade imprint of the University of Wisconsin Press, [2014]
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1. Ambrose Adler; 2. Marilyn Jones; 3. Emily Higgins; 4. Fred and Oscar; 5. Ambrose Adler; 6. Marilyn and Stony Field; 7. Link Lake Historical Society; 8. Cemetery Walk; 9. Ambrose, Ranger, and Buster; 10. Marilyn Jones; 11. Economic Development Council; 12. Ambrose and Gloria; 13. Historical Society Meeting; 14. When Ambrose's Life Changed; 15. Ambrose and Stony Field; 16. Bank Robbery Reenactment; 17. Village Board Vote; 18. Fred and Oscar; 19. Ambrose's Reaction; 20. Editor's Response; 21. Ambrose and Ranger; 22. Karl Adams; 23. Karl at the Eat Well.
  • 24. Karl and Marilyn25. Vegetable Stand; 26. Karl and Emily; 27. Fourth of July; 28. First Protestors; 29. Free Wi-Fi; 30. Supper Club Remodeling; 31. Trail Marker Oak Days; 32. Lake Coffee Bar; 33. Busy Summer; 34. Thresheree; 35. Problem Solved; 36. Arrest the Protestors; 37. Oscar, Fred, and the Protestors; 38. Don't Give Up; 39. Explosion; 40. Reaction; 41. Perpetrators; 42. Emergency Meeting; 43. Cooling Off; 44. Quiet Time; 45. Karl Adams; 46. Dry Weather; 47. Storm; 48. Aftermath; 49. Storm Stories; 50. Another Drilling Machine; 51. Eat Well Café; 52. Meeting; 53. Stony and Ambrose.
  • 54. Revelation55. Eagle Party; 56. Phone Calls; 57. Los Angeles Journal; 58. Reaction; 59. Billy Baxter Responds; 60. Overrun with Attention; 61. Karl and Gloria; 62. Barn Fire; 63. Reacquainted; 64. Memorial Service; 65. Trail Marker Oak.