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Short call : snippets from the smallest places in Texas

Author: Joyce Gibson Roach; Kenneth L Untiedt
Publisher: Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, 2014.
Series: Texas Folklore Society extra book, no. 24.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""Short Call: Snippets from the Smallest Places in Texas, 1935-2000 ""by Joyce Gibson Roach, is TFS Extra Book #24. Joyce Gibson Roach has collected ""snippets"" of stories, recipes, and traditions of life in Turtle, Texas, which represents many small towns--and the people who inhabit them.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Western stories
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2014032917
(OCoLC)881030098
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Gibson Roach; Kenneth L Untiedt
ISBN: 9781574415865 1574415867
OCLC Number: 899568625
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Short call --
The wayward winds --
Pickled beets --
The tower of Babel --
Friday night lights --
"A worthy woman is more valuable than rubies" --
High-toned women --
Consider the lilies (or roses or daisies) of the field --
"If there be any virtue, any praise, think on these things" --
"Will Jesus find us watching?" --
Cleanliness is next to outhouses --
It's hip to be square --
The games people play --
Primer on poke sallet --
Recipe for Tex-Mex corn bread --
Addie's household helpful hints? ask Watkins --
Some cutting remarks about pocket knives --
What are friends for? --
Before dryers there was something called a clothesline --
Effie and Earley in a weather prediction showdown --
Hang on to your hat --
Feeling blue? try apricot cake --
Livestock journal: pig report --
"But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee" --
Make a joyful noise --
Well dressed women always wear aprons --
School daze --
School ways --
Will the circle be unbroken? --
Long call --
More than cooks in the kitchen --
Shopping was an art --
Recipe for a birthday cake --
Scriptures, philosophy, and common sense make a sage --
Mama and the box top Christmas --
New year's wish --
A psalm for West Texas --
Endnotes.
Series Title: Texas Folklore Society extra book, no. 24.
Responsibility: Joyce Gibson Roach ; edited by Kenneth L. Untiedt ; illustrated by Scott Runnels.

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