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The Bounty of Texas

Author: Francis Edward Abernethy
Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 1990.
Series: Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, no. 49.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of eighteen pieces celebrating the bounty of Texas, complete with photographs featuring some of the bounty in deceased form. Consists of reminiscences, humor, and homage to some of the converging cultures that make up Texas--general nostalgia. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bounty of Texas.
Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 1990
(OCoLC)609956387
Online version:
Bounty of Texas.
Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 1990
(OCoLC)619860568
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Edward Abernethy
ISBN: 0929398149 9780929398143
OCLC Number: 21482564
Description: 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The bounty of the woods / R.A. Hill --
Fiction writers are liars and thieves / Elmer Kelton --
A sense of place / Joyce Gibson Roach and Robert Flynn --
Brush country, vaqueros, and Hamlet's ghost / Paul Clois Stone --
Curiosity in deer / J. Frank Dobie --
The pleasure Frank Dobie took in grass / Bertha McKee Dobie --
The folksong scholarship of Dorothy Scarborough / Sylvia Grider --
Ben Carlton Mead : portrait of an artist / Robert J. Duncan --
The Lone Ranger rides again / Connie Ricci --
Ollie North : hero, villain, or temporary prince? / Jeri Tanner --
Hallelujah, I'm a bum / Paul Patterson --
Dogs and madmen : stories from the Sufi tradition / Tom McClellan --
Bodies and souls : some partings of the twain / Kenneth Davis --
Glen Rose 'shine / Janet Jeffery --
Storm cellar wisdom : tall tales from down under / Faye Leeper --
Good providing, good eating / Lera Tyler Lich --
The German Volksfest in Brenham / W.M. Von-Maszewski --
Catheads, coal burners, and cho-cho sticks : folk speech in Texas prisons / Charles Shafer.
Series Title: Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, no. 49.
Responsibility: edited by Francis Edward Abernethy.

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A collection of eighteen pieces celebrating the bounty of Texas, complete with photographs featuring some of the bounty in deceased form. Consists of reminiscences, humor, and homage to some of the converging cultures that make up Texas--general nostalgia. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

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