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Jane's window : my spirited life in West Texas and Austin

Author: Jane Dunn Sibley; Jim Comer
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2013.
Series: Clayton Wheat Williams Texas life series, no. 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of a small-town West Texas girl coming into her own in Texas' capital city, where her commitment to philanthropy and the arts and her flair for fashion - epitomized by her signature  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Women philanthropists
Fort Stockton (Tex.)
Biography
Named Person: Jane Dunn Sibley; Jane Dunn Sibley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Dunn Sibley; Jim Comer
ISBN: 9781603448024 1603448020 9781603449793 1603449795
OCLC Number: 808628405
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 375 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Mahala Milligan --
Gifts from the past --
Growing up in Fort Stockton --
The university in wartime --
D.J. Sibley --
On my own --
An unconventional romance --
An 'old maid' no more --
Motherhood --
Preserving history and moving a church --
Our world explodes while I'm washing sheets --
Laguna Gloria --
The castle --
The symphony --
Symphony Square --
People I have been privileged to meet and to know --
Buzzard feathers and movie stars --
Rock art: not all masterpieces are in museums --
Lifetime friendships --
Around the world --
The Long Center --
Jake: 1950-1991 --
Mahala: 1952-2003 --
Hiram: 1957- --
D.J.: the great survivor --
The joys of unsolicited advice --
Appendix: Chronology: Jane Horton Dunn Sibley.
Series Title: Clayton Wheat Williams Texas life series, no. 14.
Responsibility: Jane Dunn Sibley as told to Jim Comer ; foreword by T.R. Fehrenbach ; introduction by James L. Haley.

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"Jane Sibley is indeed like no other. Nor is this memoir . . . "--T.R. Fehrenbach-- (10/18/2012) "Jane, I really enjoyed your book and am proud to endorse it. When I bought the Alpine Ranch, Ted Gray Read more...

 
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