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Jake

Author: J J Pickle; Peggy Pickle
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Jake Pickle tells the story of a long lifetime spent in public service, including thirty-one years as Representative for Texas' Tenth Congressional District, in a humorous, poignant, and warmly personal account of his life career.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: J J Pickle; J J Pickle; Jake J Pickle
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J J Pickle; Peggy Pickle
ISBN: 029276572X 9780292765726 0292719507 9780292719507
OCLC Number: 34618222
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 238 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
On my own --
The Washington years --
The Campaign trail --
A lifetime of friends.
Responsibility: Jake Pickle & Peggy Pickle : foreword by Ann Richards.
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Tells the author's story of a lifetime in public service, including thirty-one years as Representative for Texas' Tenth Congressional District. This book features stories - most of them humorous,  Read more...

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"Pickle's folksy vocabulary, his West Texas lilt, his wit and self-deprecating humor echo throughout the book. Each story stands alone, a good, entertaining read. But together, they tell the story of Read more...

 
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