Outrageous Texans: Tales of the Rich and Infamous (Google eBook)

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Taylor Trade Publications, Jun 27, 2008 - Social Science - 272 pages
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Outrageous Texans profiles ten larger-than-life, eccentric, extravagant, and interesting personalities to ever come out of the Lone Star State. Mona Sizer, who is the queen of quirky Texas historical writing, details the remarkable lives of notable figures such as Janis Joplin, Miss Texas Guinan's burlesque show that was too hot for Paris, Kinky Friedman, Racehorse Haynes, Stanley Marsh 3's Cadillac Ranch, and more.
  

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Contents

Smack and Southern Comfort
1
You Must Remember When She Shot Her Husband
29
Art Is Insanity and I Do It Very Well
59
Too Hot for Paris
79
That Good Ol Texas Jewboy
105
The Hollywood Ranger
127
OilRailroadsand BobWire
155
Every State Needs a Chicken Ranch
183
Outrageous Texans
273
Smack and Southern Comfort
1
You Must Remember When She Shot Her Husband
29
Art Is Insanity and I Do It Very Well
59
Too Hot for Paris
79
That Good Ol Texas Jewboy
105
The Hollywood Ranger
127
OilRailroadsand BobWire
155

Jazz Baby to Baby Jane
209
The King and the Baron
237
Suggestions for Further Reading about Outrageous Texans
257
About the Author
259
Contents
269
Acknowledgments
271
Every State Needs a Chicken Ranch
183
Jazz Baby to Baby Jane
209
The King and the Baron
237
Suggestions for Further Reading about Outrageous Texans
257
About the Author
259
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