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Big Bend; a homesteader's story,

Author: J Oscar Langford; Fred Gipson
Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press [©1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [2d ed.]View all editions and formats
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To the wild and fabulous country where the Rio Grande makes its big bend, J.O. Langford came in 1909 with his wife and daughter in search of health and a home. High on a bluff overlooking the spot where Tornillo Creek pours its waters into the turbulent Rio Grande, the Langfords built their home, a rude structure of adobe blocks in a land reputed to be inhabited only by bandits and rattlesnakes. Big Bend is the  Read more...
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Langford, J. Oscar.
Big Bend; a homesteader's story.
Austin, University of Texas Press [©1973]
(OCoLC)988109190
Named Person: J Oscar Langford
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Oscar Langford; Fred Gipson
ISBN: 0292707088 9780292707085
OCLC Number: 983805
Description: viii, 159 pages illustrations 24 cm
Responsibility: by J.O. Langford, with Fred Gipson. Photos. by Henry B. Du Pont and Joe W. Langford. Drawings by Hal Story.

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To the wild and fabulous country where the Rio Grande makes its big bend, J.O. Langford came in 1909 with his wife and daughter in search of health and a home. High on a bluff overlooking the spot where Tornillo Creek pours its waters into the turbulent Rio Grande, the Langfords built their home, a rude structure of adobe blocks in a land reputed to be inhabited only by bandits and rattlesnakes. Big Bend is the story of the Langfords' life in the rugged and spectacularly beautiful country which they came to call their own. Langford's account is told with the help of Fred Gibson, author of Old Yeller and Hound Dog Man.

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