A member of the Western Writers of America, Hank Nuwer has trailed sheep with Basques and interviewed Louis L’Amour, Jack Schaefer and John Jakes. A former resident of Idaho’s Wood River Valley, Nuwer owns acreage in Alaska, Indiana and Nevada. A journalist and Franklin College professor, he appears in several TV documentaries and has been a media guest of CNN’s Anderson Cooper and the Today Show’s Matt Lauer. His constant companion is a black Lab named Casey.
This play was first acted by Hank Nuwer as an Anne Frank fellow at Buffalo State College. Special thanks to my publisher Major Mitchell and to hazing activist Gregory Danielson for allowing his photo of his own close call at a University of North Carolina initiation to be used. And special thanks to the parents of hazing and alcohol victims Chuck Stenzel, Harrison Kowiak, Joe Bi
In this literary tale of the Old West, Anton and Nicky Ibarra flee the Basque Country of Spain to serve as apprentices on an Idaho sheep ranch. They run up against a cunning, ruthless cattle baron named Faro Sinclair who thinks nothing of slaughtering herders and stock on the rangeland.
“Sons of the Dawn is a page-turner." Gerald Haslam, author of Okies and Hawk Flights.