"My Life on Horner Run" tells the story of life in rural West Virginia, in the 1940’s as seen through the eyes of a young boy. The author’s vivid memories range from sad and emotional to funny and light-hearted. These recollections will tug at the heartstrings of every reader. The railroad, the war and the mountainous geography played a huge part in the life of this young boy, his family and friends. The author writes of the many challenges and of the great resilience of the people during this difficult time. The details of the culture and the ways of the people takes your imagination back to a different time and place.
John D Jett is a retired Communications Engineer. As a young man, he served in the U.S. Navy, spending time in the Pacific. He and his wife Marolyn left West Virginia and retired to Florida in 1997. He designed and built the home they live in. They are the parents of four children and the grandparents of five grandchildren. John has traveled the U.S. extensively. John stays active by rebuilding cars and boats. Over the years, he earned his pilot’s license and scuba diving certification. This is John’s first book.