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Harneys Peak J.D. Patterson

Harneys Peak

J.D. Patterson

Published June 22nd 2012
ISBN : 9781477131503
Paperback
136 pages
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The narrator Jim Harrison and Bill Harney are Physics professors at Western Dakota School of Mines (WDSM) in Rapid City, SD. The President of the school is killed by a live bullet fired during a shootout for tourists. Buzz Franklin, the shooter,MoreThe narrator Jim Harrison and Bill Harney are Physics professors at Western Dakota School of Mines (WDSM) in Rapid City, SD. The President of the school is killed by a live bullet fired during a shootout for tourists. Buzz Franklin, the shooter, claims he loaded his gun with blanks. Vice President, Di Mck Rafferty becomes President and initiates controversial changes at the school. Concurrently, the nearby Homestake Gold Mine is closed with plans to convert it to an underground science laboratory. Legal disputes and suspicions arise from these events, power hungry ambitions of individuals, and future directions for the school.