qWhat do you want to be when you grow up?q For a restless soul like Bailey, settling on an answer isn't easy especially when the choice seems so unlikely. Who knew she'd have a knack for drilling oil wells? Never mind that it's the Nineties, and another boom is on. This is still Texas, and a woman in the oil patch has got to want to be there. And even then, sometimes you find when you get what you want it's not what you thought it would be after all. From the smoky bars of Austin to the oil fields of the south, this qcomming-of-middle-age-taleq spans a backdrop big as Texas to capture a quintessenial truth about what it means to find your place.Ukulele. Mandolin...Oh, and drums, a little.a aUkulele, huh?a Why did this information distress her so? Bailey suddenly felt a chasm between them. aYou know something, a she said abruptly. aI cana#39;t even drive a standard.a aWhat?a aA stick shift?
|Title||:||Other People's Horses|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2000-06-01|