A fable, set in the 1950s, about Dale Betts, a young man who has pulled up his small town roots and is living in an apartment in Tulsa. He travels the center of Oklahoma for his day job and finds himself becoming drawn into the life of ather small town, rather too much like his own. However, this one holds a well guarded secret which Dale is determined to discover. What is the story behind the Harry Bright Dances? This compelling tale picks you up and places you in the heart of the mid-West, with its big skies and small diners. A book for music lovers, but also a story about friendship and love, the conflicting emotions of all those who 'are still pretty young' and the comforts and constraints of the place we clal home.
Samuel Charters is an American music historian, writer, record producer, musician, and poet. He is a noted and widely published author on the subjects of blues and jazz music, as well as a writer of fiction. He divides his time between Stockholm and Connecticut.