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Publisher Comments:

Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Lone Star State has to offer!

Visit thousand-pound concrete horses on Interstate 35, hundreds of fiberglass hippos in Hutto, and the too-many-to-count antlers on a 15-foot deer-horn tree.

Meet a cross-dressing, three-time mayoral candidate; a musician who creates roadkill hats; and a corn-artifact-collecting connoisseur.

Check out a chicken cock-a-doodle-dooing on your bingo square; a sprinkling of oatmeal flakes from the sky; and a blow-the-biggest-bubble chewing gum contest—a sticky situation youll love getting into!

Whether youre a born-and-raised Texan or a recent transplant, author John Kelso will have you laughing out loud as he introduces you to the neighbors you never knew you had and takes you to places you never knew existed—right in your own backyard.

Synopsis:

Humor columnist John Kelso captures the strange-but-true spirit of Texas with this combination almanac, off-the-wall travel guide, and wacky news gazette. His narrative entertains and provides plenty of choice material worthy of repeating at social gatherings--a great read for Texans, Texan wannabes, and anyone who enjoys humor and trivia with a twist.

About the Author

John Kelso is an award-winning humor columnist for the Austin American-Statesman. He lives in South Austin, Texas.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Central Texas
Hill Country
North Texas
East Texas
West Texas
High Plains
South Texas
Gulf Coast
Index
About the Author

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762741090
Subtitle:
Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities and Other Offbeat Stuff
Author:
Kelso, John
Publisher:
Globe Pequot
Subject:
General
Subject:
United States - South - Texas
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
Curiosities and wonders
Subject:
Texas
Subject:
United States - Midwest - General
Subject:
Curiosities and wonders - Texas
Subject:
Americana-Texas
Subject:
United States - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third
Series:
Curiosities: Texas
Publication Date:
20061201
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
9 maps; 110 b/w photos
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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History and Social Science » Americana » Texas

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Humor columnist John Kelso captures the strange-but-true spirit of Texas with this combination almanac, off-the-wall travel guide, and wacky news gazette. His narrative entertains and provides plenty of choice material worthy of repeating at social gatherings--a great read for Texans, Texan wannabes, and anyone who enjoys humor and trivia with a twist.

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