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Turning the pages of Texas

Author: Lonn Taylor; Steven L Davis
Publisher: Fort Worth, Texas : TCU Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of sixty essays about Texas books, authors, book collectors, libraries, and bookstores. It is a book for booklovers and bookish readers. Lonn Taylor writes from the point of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Book reviews
Essays
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Lonn, 1940- author.
Turning the pages of Texas
Fort Worth, Texas : TCU Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018053360
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lonn Taylor; Steven L Davis
ISBN: 9780875657165 0875657168
OCLC Number: 1061867390
Description: xx, 271 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Giants and old-timers --
Myself and strangers --
Legends of Texas --
A vaquero of the brush country (1929) --
A vaquero of the brush country (1998) --
With his pistol in his hand --
The last picture show --
A personal country --
I'll die before I'll run --
Peleliu landing --
Years with the Texas Rangers --
O. W. Williams's stories from the big bend --
Chronicles of faith --
The trail drivers of Texas --
William Sidney Porter, Texas writer --
A bookman's pleasures --
My books and my friends --
Al Lowman, texas bookman --
Browsing in used bookstores --
Rosengren's book stores, San Antonio --
Browsing in libraries --
Some rare Texas books not in my library --
My life in cookbooks --
Back roads and dark corners --
My first thirty years --
Texas brags --
Back to Texas --
The other side of the tracks --
Sam Houston's Texas --
A gallery of Texas characters --
Exploring the edges of Texas --
Gray ghosts and red rangers --
Never the same again --
Armadillo world headquarters --
Waterloo --
Maverick --
Comfort and glory --
Ringside seat to a revolution --
Henry Cohen --
Tio cowboy --
The World War I diary of Jose de la Luz Sienz --
Texas cattle brands --
Madeline in Texas --
Lone Star lawmen --
The big rich --
Norfleet --
The amazing tale of Mr. Herbert and his fabulous Alpine Cowboys --
Baseball club --
Marfa --
H. Allen Smith, a New Yorker in Alpine --
Grover Lewis, the best writer nobody ever heard of --
Alan Tennant and rattlesnakes --
John W. Thomason Jr.: artist, writer, and marine --
William Hervey Allen on the Mexican border --
Remembering Bryan Woolley --
Cooks, photographers, poets, and others --
Our founding foods --
Hillingdon Ranch --
A long view southwest --
Watt Matthews of Lambshead --
The white shaman mural --
Home ground --
Authentic Texas --
Capturing nature --
Joel Nelson, cowboy poet and national heritage fellow --
The book we all learned Texas history from --
The rotarians' book festival.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Lonn Taylor ; with a foreword by Steven L. Davis.

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