The 50 + Best Books on Texas

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University of North Texas Press, 1998 - Reference - 120 pages
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Undaunted by the furor caused by his first listing, A. C. Greene offers a new selective survey for anyone who wants to know more about Texas and Texas books. Each of the selections in The 50+ Best Books on Texas have been completely rewritten, or added to, or updated in this 1998 offering.
 

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Contents

Adventures with a Texas Naturalist
1
And Other Dirty Stories
3
Aransas
5
Armadillo in the Grass
7
Blessed McGill
9
Blood and Money
11
The Bone Pickers
13
The Butterfield Overland Mail
15
A Journey through Texas
61
Lonesome Dove
63
Love Is a Wild Assault
65
The Mexican Side of the Texan Revolution
67
Minding the Store
69
A Personal Country
71
A Ranchmans Recollections
74
The Raven
76

Charles Goodnight
17
The Comanche Barrier to South Plains Settlement
19
Coronados Children
21
The Deer Pasture
23
Too Black Too White
25
The Evolution of a State
27
From a Limestone Ledge
29
The Gay Place
31
Goodbye to a River
33
The Great Plains
35
The Rio Grande in North American History
37
Hold Autumn in Your Hand
39
Horse Tradin
41
Horseman Pass By
43
Hounddog Man
45
The House of Breath
47
I and Claudie
49
The Story of the Great Feuds of Texas
51
The Inheritors
53
Interwoven
55
Johnny Texas
57
Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861
59
Sam Bass
78
Sironia Texas
80
A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and gunmen
82
Six Years with the Texas Rangers
84
Southwest
86
A 150Year Anthology
88
Texas Plays
90
The Days of Buck Barry in Texas 18451906
92
A Texas Trilogy
94
The Siege of the Alamo
96
This Stubborn Soil
98
A Time and a Place
100
The Time It Never Rained
102
The Train to Estelline
104
The Uncovered Wagon
106
Watt Matthews of Lambshead
108
A Woman of Independent Means
110
A Woman of the People
112
The Wonderful Country
114
Index of authors editors and titles
117
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About the author (1998)

A. C. GREENE was born in 1923 in Abilene, Texas and after service in WWII he graduated from Abilene Christian College. He served on the staff of the Abilene Reporter-News, ran his own bookstore and headed the journalism department at Hardin-Simmons University. He joined the Dallas Times-Herald, serving as book editor and editorial page editor before being awarded a Dobie-Paisano fellowship during which he wrote A Personal Country. He wrote a column for The Dallas Morning News and wrote more than 22 books. He published numerous articles in The Atlantic, Texas Monthly, Southwest Review, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, New York Times Book Review, and wrote and narrated many television shows for PBS. He was a Fellow in the Texas State Historical Association and the Texas Institute of Letters.

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