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Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
by Erik Larson
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National Bestseller September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that... (read more)

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The Captured: A True Story of Abduction by Indians on the Texas Frontier
The Captured: A True Story of Abduction by Indians on the Texas Frontier
by Scott Zesch
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On New Year's Day in 1870, ten-year-old Adolph Korn was kidnapped by an Apache raiding party. Traded to Comaches, he thrived in the rough, nomadic existence, quickly becoming one of the tribe's fiercest warriors. Forcibly returned to his parents after... (read more)

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A Strong West Wind: A Memoir
A Strong West Wind: A Memoir
by Gail Caldwell
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In this exquisitely rendered memoir set on the high plains of Texas, Pulitzer Prize winner Gail Caldwell transforms into art what it is like to come of age in a particular time and place. A Strong West Wind begins in the 1950s in the wilds of the Texas... (read more)

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One Ranger: A Memoir
One Ranger: A Memoir
by H Joaquin Jackson
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When his picture appeared on the cover of Texas Monthly, Joaquin Jackson became the icon of the modern Texas Rangers. Nick Nolte modeled his character in the movie Extreme Prejudice on him. Jackson even had a speaking part of his own in The Good Old Boys... (read more)

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Welcome to Utopia: Notes from a Small Town
Welcome to Utopia: Notes from a Small Town
by Karen Valby
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In Welcome to Utopia, quintessential American stories--the mom anxiously sending her sons to Iraq and Afghanistan, teens longing to escape the familiar, old-timers trying to hold onto their roots while the world around them changes--come to life on every... (read more)

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Six Years with the Texas Rangers, 1875 to 1881
Six Years with the Texas Rangers, 1875 to 1881
by James B Gillett
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When James B. Gillett joined the newly created Texas Rangers in 1875, its duties were as varied and its members as unorthodox as its methods were irregular. First published in 1921, Gillett's now classic account of his six years of service depicts with... (read more)

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The Texas Rangers
The Texas Rangers
by Walter Prescott Webb
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Webb's classic history of the Texas Rangers has been popular ever since its first publication in 1935. This edition is a reproduction of the original Houghton Mifflin edition.... (read more)

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Texas Curiosities 2ND Edition
Texas Curiosities 2ND Edition
by John Kelso
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Texas Curiosities is your round-trip ticket to 234 of the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Lone Star State has to offer. Humor columnist John Kelso has traveled 13,000 Texas miles in search of the one-of-a-kind gems that... (read more)

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Men-At-Arms #173: The Alamo and the War of Texan Independence
Men-At-Arms #173: The Alamo and the War of Texan Independence
by Philip Haythornthwaite
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In 1823 Texas was opened to American settlement; over the next 12 years thousands took advantage of the opportunity. During this time the corrupt Santa Anna rose to power. A dishonest and ruthless politician, thief, compulsive gambler, opium addict and... (read more)

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Clayton Wheat Williams Texas Life #11: Wanted: Historic County Jails of Texas
Clayton Wheat Williams Texas Life #11: Wanted: Historic County Jails of Texas
by Edward A Blackburn
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Along with the settlement of the Texas frontier came rustlers, public drunks, gunfighters, and other outlaws. A jail in which to incarcerate the lawbreakers was thus often the first public building raised in a new town. Later, as government developed... (read more)

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Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881 (Frances B. Vick)
Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881 (Frances B. Vick)
by Rick Miller
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Winner of the Wild West History Association Best Book Award In 1874, the Texas legislature created the Frontier Battalion, the first formal, budgeted organization as an arm of state government of what historically had been periodic groups loosely... (read more)

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Exodus from the Alamo: The Anatomy of the Last Stand Myth
Exodus from the Alamo: The Anatomy of the Last Stand Myth
by Phillip Tucker
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A Selection of the Military and History Book Clubs A startling new analysis of one of America's most glorious battles . . . Contrary to movie and legend, we now know that the defenders of the Alamo in the war for Texan independence-including Davy... (read more)

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Texas Land Ethics
Texas Land Ethics
by Pete Gunter
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From the dense forests of the Big Thicket to the limitless vistas of the Davis Mountains, Texas is a land of astonishing diversity and natural beauty. Yet it is also a land where commuters endure endless traffic jams in the major cities and where... (read more)

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Last of the Old-Time Texans
Last of the Old-Time Texans
by Mackey Murdock
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An enlightening account of life at the beginning of the twentieth century when it was lived and enjoyed with only the essentials.... (read more)

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Scuse Me While I Whip This Out: Reflections on Country Singers, Presidents, and Other Troublemakers
Scuse Me While I Whip This Out: Reflections on Country Singers, Presidents, and Other Troublemakers
by Kinky Friedman
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Kinky Friedman is back with 'Scuse Me While I Whip This Out, and gets it on with all manner of egos. In this collection of twisted takes on life, the Kinkster gives us funny, irreverent, and insightful looks at outsized personalities, from people he's... (read more)

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Written in Blood: The History of Fort Worth's Fallen Lawmen, Volume 2, 1910-1928
Written in Blood: The History of Fort Worth's Fallen Lawmen, Volume 2, 1910-1928
by Richard F Selcer
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In 2010 Written in Blood: The History of Fort Worth’s Fallen Lawmen, Volume 1, told the stories of thirteen Fort Worth law officers who died in the line of duty between 1861 and 1909. Now Richard F. Selcer and Kevin S. Foster are back with Volume... (read more)

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Travels with George in Search of Ben Hur and Other Meanderings
Travels with George in Search of Ben Hur and Other Meanderings
by Paul Ruffin
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An accomplished Southern storyteller's colorful reflections on literature, booze, firearms, violence, and... (read more)

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First Timers and Old Timers (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)
First Timers and Old Timers (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)
by Kenneth L Untiedt
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“The Texas Folklore Society has been alive and kicking for over one hundred years now, and I don’t really think there’s any mystery as to what keeps the organization going strong. The secret to our longevity is simply the constant... (read more)

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Texas (America)
Texas (America)
by Whitecap Books
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As expansive as America itself, this outstanding series captures outstanding views of panoramic landscapes, brilliant city skylines, and picturesque communities -- 96 pages and 70 stunning images by internationally renowned photographers, plus... (read more)

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Texas, a Modern History: Revised Edition
Texas, a Modern History: Revised Edition
by David G Mccomb
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Since its publication in 1989, Texas, A Modern History has established itself as one of the most readable and reliable general histories of Texas. David McComb paints the panorama of Lone Star history from the earliest Indians to the present day with a... (read more)

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