Close Range: Wyoming Stories - People in Hell Just Want a Drink of Water Summary & Analysis

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People in Hell Just Want a Drink of Water Summary

Ice Dunmire came to Laramie, Wyoming to make enough money to buy some land and bring his wife and children to Wyoming. Ice worked hard and succeeded. Ice's wife came to Wyoming with their five sons, bearing four more before finally having enough and leaving. Ice's boys remain, however, helping their father work the ranch. The oldest, Jaxon, left for a time to ride the rodeo, but returned injured but willing to work. Now Jaxon sells windmills during slow periods on the ranch to help with finances. The Dunmires are well respected, involved in everything in the community.

The Tinsleys did not have as much luck as Ice when they first came to Wyoming. On the trip to their new home, Mrs. Tinsley threw their infant daughter...

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