One Man's Journey While He Chases His Great-grandfather
About the Book
Chasing Dabner is about the journey Mr. Elliott has taken while researching the life and times of Dabner Wansley Elliott. His central focus is the story about his great-grandfather's unbelieveable decision to traverse across the United States to the California Gold Rush during the most exciting and demanding period in American History.
Yet, the underlying story is his family's triumph against terrible odds to stay together and beat those odds.
About the Author
John C. Elliott graduated with honors from Winston County High School in 1971. He served almost two years in the U.S. Navy when he was honorably discharged with a medical disability in 1977. He returned to college and completed his B.S. degree fom the University of Montevallo in 1982. After teaching and coaching for 20 years he finished his M.Ed. from Alabama State University in 2005. He plans to retire from teaching and continue writing about the Elliott's from Northern Georgia and the "Free State of Winston" County, Alabama.