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A priest, a prostitute, and some other early Texans : the lives of fourteen Lone Star State pioneers

Author: Don Blevins
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : TwoDot, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Priest, a Prostitute, and Some Other Early Texans" looks into the lives of fourteen individuals who traveled the Texas landscape in the 1800s. It shows the shade and the shadow of both men and women, who were caught up in the turmoil, adventures, and events of the time. Mostly unknown, they nevertheless left their stamps on the pages of Lone Star history.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don Blevins
ISBN: 9780762745890 0762745894
OCLC Number: 176926595
Description: x, 189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Father Michael Muldoon : Muldoon's Catholics --
Sarah Bowman : she gave solace to many--in many ways --
Aylett C. Buckner : they called him "Strap" --
Sophia Porter : Paul Revere in a dress --
Mollie Bailey : she played the center ring --
Bass outlaw : Ranger Little Wolf --
Lizzie Johnson Williams : educator, trail boss, rancher, miser --
Wild man of the Navidad : "the thing that comes" --
Adah Isaacs Menken : was she really naked? --
Three-legged Willie : justice and independence above all --
Madam Candelaria : was she at the Alamo--or wasn't she? --
James Briton Bailey : he's still looking for his jug --
Martha White McWhirter : she who was sanctified --
Milton Faver : the baron of West Texas.
Responsibility: Don Blevins.
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"A Priest, a Prostitute, and Some Other Early Texans" looks into the lives of fourteen individuals who traveled the Texas landscape in the 1800s. It shows the shade and the shadow of both men and women, who were caught up in the turmoil, adventures, and events of the time. Mostly unknown, they nevertheless left their stamps on the pages of Lone Star history.

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