Book Signing-David Rooks
Author of A Still Moon and Stars
David Lawrence Rooks was born the second of premature twin boys in Phoenix, Arizona in 1956. He spent 10 formative years near there in the valley towns of Chandler and Tempe, Arizona. He then moved with his family to his father’s Native land of the Oglala Lakota on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation where he graduated high school at Red Cloud Indian School in 1974.
He attended College at Mount Marty in Yankton, SD on an academic/athletic scholarship, and later attended Chadron State College in Chadron, NE. on the GI Bill. He learned life lessons on the oil fields of Colorado, Utah, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Wyoming. He also served our country with the First Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas for four years.
Dave has worked at Red Cloud School, and written for several newspapers and magazines, including the Rapid City Journal where he has been a columnist from 1997 up to the present. In his spare time he has coached soccer for a decade to young boys and girls across Western South Dakota.
He currently lives in Hot Springs, SD where he and his wife are raising their six children, two cats, a dog, twelve fish, and one black widow spider.
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- Rapid City ,
- South Dakota
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