The Body on the Floor of the Rotunda

The Body on the Floor of the Rotunda

by Jim Moore

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BN ID: 2940044624078
Publisher: Raven Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 06/30/2013
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 332 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jim Moore came from a home where reading was encouraged. His parents both enjoyed books so the house was filled with reading material, which he took advantage of from a young age.Along the highway from his family ranch near Two Dot, Montana to Bozeman, the old Jawbone road bed is visible at places. In passing by, it often occurred to him that a good yarn could be wrapped around the story of the railroad. About twelve years ago, he decided to see if he could write it. Thus came into being Ride the Jawbone.As a rancher and a lawyer, he has much experience on which to draw his fascinating stories. In retirement he continues to write and Ride the Jawbone is just one of several completed novel length manuscripts. He has also put together about eight short stories, several of which have been published.Besides reading and writing, Jim spends much of his time out of doors with his wife,Kay; and her horses.Born Perry James Moore III, he is a native Montanan with years of ranching and legal experience. He graduated from Montana State University in 1952 with a degree in Agricultural Economics. He married Kay Nash in 1954 and they made their home on the Moore Ranch near Two Dot, Montana where they raised three children. He studied law at home, passed the bar exam and practiced law in Harlowton and then in Bozeman while maintaining his interest in the ranch. In addition to ranching and his law practice, Jim has been involved in a number of other activities:Director of Montana Stockgrowers AssociationTrustee of the Farm Credit Banks of SpokaneDirector of Montana Livestock Ag Credit Inc.Board of Visitors to the School of Law at the University of MontanaTrustee of Montana Legal ServicesState Bar of Montana -- Committee on Professionalism and EthicsState Bar of Montana -- Fair Trial – Free Press CommitteeRecipient of the William J. Jamison AwardAdjunct Professor of Agricultural Law at Montana State UniversityTrustee of the Museum of the RockiesMember of the Advisory Council for the College of Business at MSUMember of the President's Council of 50 at the University of MontanaSelected, at the time of its centennial, as one of 100 Montana StateUniversity distinguished graduatesState Senator – Minority Leader two legislative sessionsMember State Lottery CommissionMember of the Governor's Committee on Education

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