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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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On the southern portion of what was known as the Sibley?s Pezuna del Caballo (Horse?s Hoof) Ranch in West Texas? Culberson County are two mountains that nearly meet, forming a gap that frames a salt flat where Indians and later, pioneers came to gather salt to preserve foodstuffs. According to the US Geological Survey, the gap that provides this breathtaking and historic view is named ?Jane?s Window.? In Jane?s  Read more...
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Genre/Form: 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: 855344810
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 25 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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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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"Jane Sibley is indeed like no other. Nor is this memoir . . . "--T.R. Fehrenbach-- (10/18/2012) "I have known Jane Sibley and her family for several years, and they are all true Texans. She is a Read more...

 
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