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Three friends, Roy Bedichek, J. Frank Dobie, Walter Prescott Webb

Author: William A Owens
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, [1975]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bedichek, Dobie and Webb - a naturalist, a folklorist and an historian - all taught at the University of Texas, lived only a few blocks apart, and saw each other almost every day. The true cement of their friendship, however, was the flourishing correspondence which makes up much of this book. They wrote not to exchange information, but to communicate ideas, to nail down the generalities of conversation, and, above  Read more...
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Named Person: Roy Bedichek; J Frank Dobie; Walter Prescott Webb; Roy Bedichek; J Frank Dobie; Walter Prescott Webb
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William A Owens
ISBN: 0292780125 9780292780125
OCLC Number: 1231050
Description: 335 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: I. A Truckload of LivingII. Pioneers of Brush and PlainIII. School Bells and the Varmint's CryIV. Up to the UniversityV. Mavericks Roam the Forty AcresVI. Friday Mountain BoysVII. Talk SwappingVIII. Texans AbroadIX. A Book CorralledX. Books, Books, BooksXI. Westward SlopesXII. Acknowledgments; Bibliographies; Notes
Responsibility: by William A. Owens.
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Covers the correspondence of Roy Bedichek, J Frank Dobie, and Walter Prescott Webb - a naturalist, a folklorist, and a historian. This title is a combination of biography and personal history that  Read more...

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