Prairie is a vivid portrait of the spirit and passions of a bold new land and of the men and women who embodied its shining future. C.B. Irwin, a legend, who rode the wild American west into a new frontier - the 20th century. From wagon trains and cattle drives to the birth of the railroads and airplanes, he shaped America’s destiny.… (more)
Although Charles Burton Irwin, his family, and many friends actually lived, this novel about him necessitated a few additional fictitious charac ters to fill in blanks where people probably existed, but have been forgotten. Most of the conversation is made up; most of the stories took place. This work is dedicated to the real people, relatives, and friends of C. B. Irwin, because they left a precious legacy toward the growth of the American West, and should be remembered.
"Charlie! Charlie Irwin, what in all get out are you doing?"
The two men were killed when their plane crashed on August 15, 1935, in Alaska.