By Julene Bair
Julene Bair has inherited a part of a farming empire and fallen in love with a rancher from Kansas’s appealing Smoky Valley. She capacity to create a kin, supply her son with the daddy he longs for, and safeguard the Bair farm for the subsequent new release, honoring her personal father’s want and commandment, Hang directly to your land!” yet a part of her legacy is a proportion of the ecological damage the Bair Farm has performed: each one starting to be season her familylike different irrigatorspumps over 2 hundred million gallons out of the Ogallala aquifer. The quickly disappearing aquifer is the only real resource of water at the monstrous western plains, and her family’s function in its depletion haunts her. As conventional methods of lifestyles collide with business realities, Bair needs to dramatically swap course.
Updating the territory mapped through Jane Smiley, Pam Houston, and Terry Tempest Williams, and with components of Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, The Ogallala street tells a story of the West this day and issues us towards a brand new option to love either the land and one another.