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Texas Wit and Wisdom
Texas Wit and Wisdom
by Wallace O Chariton
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This book is a friendly, entertaining collection of stories, anecdotes, amusing quotations, funny signs, some classic Texas jokes, and even some surprisingly sound advice from the often wacky but always wonderful world of Texans. Features in Texas Wit... (read more)

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Whatever Happened to Jacy Farrow?
Whatever Happened to Jacy Farrow?
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Ceil Cleveland and Larry McMurtry grew up as friends in the little Texas town of Archer City, fictionalized by McMurtry in The Last Picture Show, which later became a film by Peter Bogdanovich. Among the locals, Cleveland has long been assumed to be the... (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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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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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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A John Graves Reader (Southwestern Writers Series)
A John Graves Reader (Southwestern Writers Series)
by John Graves
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Since the publication of his haunting, elegiac Goodbye to a River in 1960, John Graves has become one of Texas' most beloved writers, whose circle of loyal readers extends far beyond the borders of his home state. A regional writer only by virtue of his... (read more)

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Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right: What America Can Learn from the Strange Genius of Texas
Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right: What America Can Learn from the Strange Genius of Texas
by Erica Grieder
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Texas may well be Americas most controversial state. Evangelicals dominate the halls of power, millions of its people live in poverty, and its death row is the busiest in the country. Skeptical outsiders have found much to be offended by in the states... (read more)

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It Happened in Texas (It Happened in)
It Happened in Texas (It Happened in)
by James A Crutchfield
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From the acquisition of King Ranch to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, It Happened in Texas gives readers a unique look at intriguing people and episodes from the history of Texas.Witness a surprise shipload of camels suddenly go crazy... (read more)

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The Establishment in Texas Politics: The Primitive Years, 1938 to 1957
The Establishment in Texas Politics: The Primitive Years, 1938 to 1957
by George Green
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Texas has a history of producing nationally prominent leaders. It is also important for its burgeoning population and its natural resources. Few can argue that its politics are not fascinating. The years from 1938 to 1957 were the most primitive period... (read more)

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You Can Lead a Politician to Water, But You Can't Make Him Think: Ten Commandments for Texas Politics
You Can Lead a Politician to Water, But You Can't Make Him Think: Ten Commandments for Texas Politics
by Kinky Friedman
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With equal parts insight and hilarity, Friedman chronicles his 2006 grassroots Texas gubernatorial campaign, in which he showed that one could put up a legitimate fight for office while maintaining a good name.... (read more)

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Tailwind Both Ways: A Cowman's Chronicle
Tailwind Both Ways: A Cowman's Chronicle
by Laurence M Lasater
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From the hills of Coahuila, Mexico, to the plains of west Texas, this is the story of one family's struggle to survive and prosper in the face of the declining U.S. cattle industry. Laurie Lasater, a descendant of two of America's great pioneer ranching... (read more)

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The Women and Children of the Alamo
The Women and Children of the Alamo
by Crystal Sa Ragsdale
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The riveting story of the Alamo ends in tragedy with no brave defender left alive to tell his tale, but there were others who did survive the final massacre—more than a dozen women and children. The thirteen days of the siege and fall of the Alamo... (read more)

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White Rock Lake (Images of America)
White Rock Lake (Images of America)
by Sally Rodriguez
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In 1909, Dallas city leaders approved the damming of White Rock Creek to create a new water source for the increasing needs of a growing city. As a result, so much of the life and history of Dallas has echoed through the life and history of White Rock... (read more)

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Big, Hot, Cheap and Right (13 Edition)
Big, Hot, Cheap and Right (13 Edition)
by Erica Grieder
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Texas may well be Americas most controversial state. Evangelicals dominate the halls of power, millions of its people live in poverty, and its death row is the busiest in the country. Skeptical outsiders have found much to be offended by in the states... (read more)

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Jane Gilmore Rushing: A West Texas Writer and Her Work
Jane Gilmore Rushing: A West Texas Writer and Her Work
by Lou H Rodenberger
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Jane Gilmore Rushing grew up in Pyron, a Texas town no longer in existence, and from childhood she knew that she would be a writer. In seven novels produced between 1963 and 1984, she built her stories around themes that few West Texas writers had dared... (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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Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas
Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas
by Kay Bailey Hutchison
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From New York Times bestselling author and groundbreaking politician Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison comes a history of the extraordinary women who shaped the state of Texas. The only woman ever to represent Texas in the United States Senate, Kay Bailey... (read more)

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Lone Star Nation: The Epic Story of the Battle for Texas Independence
Lone Star Nation: The Epic Story of the Battle for Texas Independence
by H W Brands
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In Lone Star Nation, Pulitzer Prize finalist H. W. Brands demythologizes Texass journey to statehood and restores the genuinely heroic spirit to a pivotal chapter in American history. From Stephen Austin, Texass reluctant founder, to the alcoholic Sam... (read more)

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