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This is the story of the Painter family's black Labrador "Princess" who was with them in the Rock Creek campground in the 1959 Yellowstone earthquake. She was missing and presumed to have perished in the quake. Princess wandered away from the site of the earthquake slide for nearly two weeks, being found outside Virginia City, Mt, . This was nearly sixty miles away from the Rock Creek campground where the family had camped. This account is written in her words if she could talk. What would she tell us about the experiences she faced on long journey to find safety. For more information about this family, their terrifying experience will be found in the two books written by this author entitled; Shaken in the Night (2014) which is Anita's personal account of being in the earthquake. Also, The Twenty Eight, living with the aftershocks (2015), is a story about the victims, and their family members.
About the Author
Anita Painter Thon is a survivor of the 1959 West Yellowstone earthquake, which claimed her mother's life, and critically injured her father. She currently lives in Ogden, Utah, with her husband, Steve. She is thankful to have two sons with their spouses and eight grandchildren who are the light of her life. This is the third book she has written about the quake. Her natural disaster memoir, Shaken in the Night, is her first book. Followed by her second book, The Twenty Eight, living with the after shocks.