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Author Taylor, Lonn, 1940-2019

Title Texas People, Texas Places : more musings of the Rambling Boy / Lonn Taylor.

Publication Info. College Station : TCU Press, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (241 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Texas people: Travels with my father -- Uncle Kit the drifter -- A love story -- Figgi -- Rachel on the radio -- The lady librarians -- Amelia Williams, cotton farmer and scholar -- Thoroughly modern Mojella -- Frugality was a virtue -- Apache Adams -- Ted Gray -- Carry Huffman and Joe Sitter, border lawmen -- Two viejos at a kitchen table -- Alan Tennant and the rattlesnakes -- Colonel Crimmins, the rattlesnake venom man -- Two governors for the price of one -- Pappy and the light crust doughboys -- The two Garcias -- The lark of the border -- Albert Alvarez, secret historian -- Mary Bonkemeyer and the grits trees -- Gene Miller, ranch wife -- Russell Lee, photographer -- Bill Leftwich, artist -- The propeller man of Marfa -- Small-town journalists -- Lee Bennett and Marfa's history -- Jack Jackson rewrites Texas history -- Myrrl McBride, prisoner of war -- Some Texas confederates -- The Jacksons of Blue and other Texas chairmakers -- A bunch of cowboys trying to build an airplane -- Amon Carter and Fort Worth -- Texas places: Dark corner and high hill -- County courthouses -- Snooping around -- Juneteenth belongs to Texas -- Christmas in Anson -- There was nothing for us to do but run -- San Antonio's cement sculpture -- The flying boat on Medina Lake -- Dance halls and honky tonks -- Fidel in Wharton -- Adventures in Albany -- The west Texas town of El Paso -- Bryan Woolley's wonderful room -- Austin 1962, Fort Davis 2011 -- A killing in the Big Bend -- Marfa's Fort D.A. Russell -- The Ronquillo Grant -- The food shark -- The highland Hereford rough riders -- The road to the mine -- The secret history of the Big Bend -- Tony Cano's Marfa -- The Sandia Springs wetlands -- After the fire.
Subject Taylor, Lonn, 1940-2019 -- Childhood and youth -- Anecdotes.
Texas -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes.
Texas -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Texas -- Description and travel -- Anecdotes.
Texas -- History, Local -- Anecdotes.
Characters and characteristics -- Anecdotes.
Cities and towns -- Texas -- Anecdotes.
Characters and characteristics -- Texas -- Anecdotes.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Other Form: Print version: 9780875655819
ISBN 9780875655826 (electronic bk.)
0875655823 (electronic bk.)
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