Glendale, Arizona, Author Publishes New Historical Novel

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A young man travels west with his father after the Civil War in this compelling book.

Red Hawk

Red Hawk by Robert Ansel Kellar has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

After the Civil War, thousands of veterans swarmed into the West, searching for a new life. Fifteen-year-old Grayson Beauvais comes with his father to find gold in the Black Hills of the Dakota Territory. There he encounters a West that’s both like and unlike the West of TV and movies, and both friendship and unreasoning enmity between people of different ethnic backgrounds. And there he plays a part n George Hearst’s founding of the Homestake Mining Company that becomes the largest gold mine in the Americas….

After forty-five years as a chemical engineer for the DuPont Company, Robert Ansel Kellar retired to Phoenix, Arizona, in 1985. There he established and managed his own consulting company for another fourteen years. After the death of his wife of forty-two years, Robert Ansel Kellar moved into a life-care facility in Sun City, Arizona, where he keeps very busy writing.

Robert Ansel Kellar has two sons and one daughter, five grandsons and one granddaughter, and five great-grandchildren.

Red Hawk is a 148-page hardcover book with a retail price of $16.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4349-0511-6. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please visit our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at


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