Eric L. Clements is professor of history and public history at Southeast Missouri State University, USA, and editor of the Mining History Journal the annual journal of the Mining History Association.
"Clements addresses his question, 'What happens after the boom, '
with detail and affection. The result is an inclusive and
informative portrait of two western resource towns that outlived
their resources." --Journal of Arizona History
"Clements writes with flair and has a penchant for working authentic bits of rustic western vernacular into his text." --Journal of American History
"By consciously choosing and carefully researching a subject that has received little attention from historians, Clements has made an important contribution to the literature." --Utah Historical Quarterly