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Under the X in Texas : little stories from the Big Country

Author: Mike Renfro
Publisher: Lubbock, TX : Texas Tech University Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Those who would say Mike Renfro's essays are limited to Texas are only half-right. Yes, Texas is the backdrop for each of these diverse little stories from the Big Country, but more than landscape binds them. Mike Renfro writes about the tradition and folklore of Texas, the fiber and fabric of its people. To read Mike Renfro is to remember it is the people, not just the land, of Texas who have built its legend and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Renfro, Mike.
Under the X in Texas.
Lubbock, TX : Texas Tech University Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)891913254
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Renfro
ISBN: 0896723550 9780896723559
OCLC Number: 32779889
Description: xiv, 162 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: What Is It with You People, Anyway? --
Where the Sticky Things Start --
Dealey Plaza, Revisited --
The Thunderstorm Womb --
Paying Last Respects to the Westernaire Drive-in Theater --
The Barber Shop, Revisited --
Tuesdays to the Grocery Store, Fridays to the Beauty Shop --
The West Texas Wave --
In Praise of the Lowly Pickup Truck --
Clay Henry, the Late Beer Drinking Goat and Mayor of Lajitas --
In Remembrance of a Squeaky Screen Door --
Some Notes on a Disposable Humanity --
The Leaving and the Coming Back (The 1,200-Mile-Long Tentacle) --
Tynce Loomis --
Things Not Spoken, but Well-Understood --
A Fiberglass Summer --
Exodus from Smackover --
Otto Lee Hewitt --
The Legend of Hank's Extended Haircut --
Bank du Jour --
The Futurist --
Holding Out --
Ozone Alert --
The Man with the Voice --
Those Little Beards --
Ode to the Mattress Giant --
With Many Thanks to Mrs. Reeves.
Responsibility: Mike Renfro.

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Includes essays about the tradition and folklore of Texas, the fiber and fabric of its people. This title gives us cowboys and cranks; old women with white hair and legendary cooking skills; and, old  Read more...

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