Harvest Thomas – An Interview With the Author
Harvest Thomas is an affordable community in Chaska, Minnesota offering parks, trails and tree-lined lots. Situated close to both downtown Chaska and Eden Prairie.
History Harvests are designed to be open-ended events, so it is crucial that students play an active role in planning and organizing them. Too much direction could compromise one of its primary educational benefits.
Early Life and Education
He received his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Nebraska and master’s in history from Virginia. Additionally to writing, he has taught high school history classes as well as serving as chair of Nebraska’s department of history and received its university-wide teaching award for excellence.
He is the author of ten novels, including two Edgar Award-winning first novels: The Cold War Swap and Briarpatch, both of which earned an Edgar Award. His work has also been made into films including The Other and Harvest Home; plus multiple screenplays such as one for Uta Hagen and Diana Muldaur’s television miniseries, 87th Precinct.
Thomas is an American novelist best known for writing three Gumshoe novels – The Cold War Swap, Introducing McCorkle and Padillo and Briarpatch. Additionally, he penned numerous short stories such as Jimmy the Rumour – winner of an Edgar Award in 1985 for Best Short Story.
She also takes an active part in helping others and is involved in her local community, supporting several causes including Northwest Harvest as an advocate for small businesses.
Conway Gardens & Pools has been owned and managed by Carol for many years, providing gardening, greenhouse services and pool construction and maintenance as well as retail sales of swimming pool supplies and equipment.
Achievement and Honors
Thomas earned numerous Edgar Award nominations and ultimately took home the prize in 1985 for her novel Briarpatch, later adapting it for television in 1990 and again in 2003.
At OBU’s Homecoming Weekend Harvest Dinner, multiple alumni awards were handed out. One such honor, known as the Profile in Excellence Award (PIE), recognizes former students who have made outstanding achievements within their fields – such as work or life service activities that bring pride to OBU.
State Senator John J. Bonacic joined members of the community at the Center for Discovery’s Harvest Festival event, featuring farm activities, fall festivities, and a delectable meal featuring fresh produce from its Thanksgiving Farm. At the ceremony’s conclusion two individuals were recognized with Golden Harvest awards: Pearl C. Quarles was recognized with the Golden Harvest Humanitarian Award while Jon Bowermaster received the Green Shovel Award.
As a resident of Commerce City, Thomas is actively engaged with his community. He serves on multiple boards including RTD’s District K board. In addition, Thomas sits on both the Planning Commission and Cultural Council of Adams County.
He has written numerous novels, such as The Other (1971), which is about an evil twin responsible for mysterious deaths in a rural town. The novel was turned into a film that featured Diana Muldaur and Uta Hagen as leads.
He has written numerous horror stories as well. Harvest Home was his most successful novel and was turned into a 1978 TV miniseries with Bette Davis as its star. He lives with his wife and three children in Colorado and attended Messiah Bible Institute of Gaithersburg MD as well as Elim Bible Institute and College in Lima NY before graduating with his B.A. degree.
Fresh Harvest offers weekly deliveries of nutritious food directly to customers’ homes, but what makes the service work is the daily logistical dance that transpires behind-the-scenes – with Thomas Belcher serving as plant-based fleet manager of this unique delivery company.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Harvest Midstream I, L.P. (HMI) with an Issuer Default Rating of BB- and its Senior Secured Credit Rating at RR4. These ratings reflect HMI’s modest leverage, good liquidity, diverse cash flows and strong balance sheet protected against commodity price risk exposure. HMI operates natural gas pipelines in Alaska as well as processing plants in Colorado and New Mexico’s San Juan Basin region.