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Austin to ATX : the hippies, pickers, slackers, and geeks who transformed the capital of Texas

Author: Joe Nick Patoski
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this gonzo history of the ""City of the Violet Crown,"" author and journalist Joe Nick Patoski chronicles the modern evolution of the quirky, bustling, funky, self-contradictory place known as Austin, Texas.--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Patoski, Joe Nick, 1951-
Austin to ATX.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018031712
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Nick Patoski
ISBN: 9781623497033 1623497035
OCLC Number: 1043064250
Description: 367 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Seat of future empire, home of the Armadillo (hippies) --
City of the Violet Crown, the Gay Place (scribes) --
Willie Nelson in groover's paradise (pickers) --
Austin City Limits (vid heads) --
Whole Foods Market (veg heads) --
South by Southwest (conventioneers) --
Austin Film Society (slackers) --
Dell, Lord British, RvB, Capital Factory, and the translator (geeks) --
The Franklin line (cool kids) --
Keeping Austin weird (the looky-loos) --
Onward through the fog (going mainstream) --
On the road again.
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