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  • Creating Significant Learning Experiences
    295 kr

    Creating Significant Learning Experiences
    av L. Dee Fink

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656847
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    Now made available for both domestic and international Spanish readers, L. Dee Fink's updated bestselling classic provides busy faculty with invaluable conceptual and procedural tools for instructional design. Step by step, Fink shows how to systema…

  • Shots of Knowledge
    303 kr

    Shots of Knowledge
    av Eric E. Simanek

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656540
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    Shots of Knowledge is a guidebook for whiskey lovers. Organized into approximately sixty illustrated essays, the book samples selected topics in whiskey production through the lenses ofscience and engineering.While the essays are subdivided into thr…

  • Dateline Purgatory
    207 kr

    Dateline Purgatory
    av Kathy Cruz

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656106
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    The brutal murders of young Devon and Damon Routier in the early morning hours of June 6, 1996, put their mother-Darlie Routier-at the heart of one of the most notorious murder cases in modern Texas history-despite her own throat having been slashed…

  • Alan Birkelbach
    271 kr

    Alan Birkelbach
    av Alan Birkelbach

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653402
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    Birkelbach writes of the Texas landscape and its people with conversational ease, making his vivid descriptions shimmer through each poem. He balances the ordinary and the phenomenal, the factual and the suppositional, the temporal and the eternal i…

  • Elmer Kelton
    335 kr

    Elmer Kelton

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654263
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    When Elmer Kelton died in the fall of 2009, the literary world lost a consummate writer, a man the New York Times called a "novelist who brought the sensibility of the old-style western to bear on a modern Texas landscape of oil fields and financial…

  • Exception
    207 kr

    Exception
    av Greg Sumpter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875655802
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    One of the key premises for creating a separate criminal justicesystem for juveniles was that juveniles were not the same as adults,and could therefore be rehabilitated. Despite this premise, stilllargely held today, the rate of recidivism for juven…

  • The Second Dune
    306 kr

    The Second Dune
    av Shelby Hearon

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875652733
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    The Second Dune, Shelby Hearon's second novel, was published in 1973 and won the Texas Institute of Letters Award as the best book of fiction of the year. Written when Hearon was forty-three and just before her divorce, the novel is seen from the po…

  • Grace and Gumption
    476 kr

    Grace and Gumption

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653525
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    Women's stories often get lost because so much of women's history resides in private places such as diaries, family scrapbooks, family letters, or papers stored in boxes in family attics. Women often are hard to find, and once found, can be hard to…

  • Larry D. Thomas
    271 kr

    Larry D. Thomas
    av Larry D. Thomas

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653600
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    A mature poet, Larry Thomas has an extraordinary gift which has evolved through decades at his craft. Thomas explores the natural world of Texas - its animal icons like the Hereford or hawk or rattlesnake, the larger-than-life geography, which is th…

  • The Search for a Chili Queen
    379 kr

    The Search for a Chili Queen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653860
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    Blending careful research and creative storytelling, ""The Search for a Chili Queen"" explores the lantern-lit world of the young hostesses who staffed nightly chili stands and vied for loyal customers on the plazas of late nineteenth-century San An…

  • Day the Cowboys Quit
    364 kr

    Day the Cowboys Quit
    av Elmer Kelton

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875650548
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  • Galia's Dad Is in a Wheelchair (French Edition)
    143 kr

    Galia's Dad Is in a Wheelchair (French Edition)
    av James English

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656595
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    Galia is a young girl from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, who likes to ride her bike, dance, and spend time with her father, Gerald, who has muscular dystrophy and has been in a wheelchair since he was a young boy. Despite his disability, Gerald received a…

  • Traces of Forgotten Places
    335 kr

    Traces of Forgotten Places
    av Don Collins

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653617
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    For more than half a century, Austin artist Don Collins crisscrossed Texas looking for traces of the past. Most often he has found them in a variety of old buildings. Drawings of these places, thirteen a year, appeared for three decades in popular c…

  • Steplings
    484 kr

    Steplings
    av C. W. Smith

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654379
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    Nineteen-year-old Jason is lost. The rush of graduation parties has subsided, the ubiquitous discussion of college departures dimmed to a dull roar. His former classmates have made elaborate plans, but the only date on Jason's calendar is a court ap…

  • A Century of Partnership
    550 kr

    A Century of Partnership

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654171
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    On the 100th anniversary of TCU's move to Fort Worth, The Center for Texas Studies at TCU and the TCU Press have joined together to produce an in-depth look at the historical relationship between town and gown, between the city and the university th…

  • Summerfield Stories
    257 kr

    Summerfield Stories

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875650005
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    The autonomous tales in this collection are linked by a set of recurring characters and the common backdrop of New Mexico and the American West.

  • Braggin' on Texas
    186 kr

    Braggin' on Texas
    av Sherrie S. McLeroy

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653853
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    Quick! Do you know...Which college was the first in the world to award a degree in jazz? Which state had the most drive-in movie theaters? Who was the first person to push a peanut up Pike's Peak with his nose? Who invented Frito Pie? Well, all the…

  • Limo
    379 kr

    Limo
    av Dan Jenkins

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875655505
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    Decades before it saturated the airwaves, Dan Jenkins and Bud Shrake actually invented reality TV--and skewered it into a comic novel that was way ahead of its time. Frank Mallory is a big gun at one of the four major networks. Cruising around Manha…

  • Gringos in Mexico
    243 kr

    Gringos in Mexico
    av Simmen-E

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875650296
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  • Texas Country Singers
    171 kr

    Texas Country Singers
    av Phil Fry

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653655
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    Texas Country Singers contains brief biographies of twenty-seven Texas singers. The artists chosen are traditional country singers like Ernest Tubb, Lefty Frizzell, Hank Thompson, Willie Nelson, and Ray Price. The authors have not included rockabill…

  • The Art of Texas
    502 kr

    The Art of Texas
    av Ron Tyler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875657035
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    More than a quarter of a century ago, critic and author Michael Ennis observed that "There is no comprehensive work on Texas art; there has never been an exhibition offering more than a cursory overview of Texas art from the nineteenth century to th…

  • Man Who Rode Midnight
    335 kr

    Man Who Rode Midnight
    av Elmer Kelton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875650487
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    Aging cowboy and bronco-buster Wes Hendricks just wants to be left alone on his poor ranch, even when town developers offer him big money to sell it. Wes's grandson reluctantly tries to convince him to give up his home, but that was before he, too,…

  • Texas in Poetry
    576 kr

    Texas in Poetry

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875652672
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    Texas in Poetry can be read straight through as a commentary on life in the Lone Star State. Or it can be read a poem or author at a time. But if read straight through from ""I'll Take Texas"" to ""No Quittin's Sense"" the whole Texas experience as…

  • Celebrating El Paso
    465 kr

    Celebrating El Paso
    av Mark Paulda

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654027
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    London mentors Kobi Israel and Rupert Truman taught Mark Paulda the rules of photography and how to break them. From 'straight photography' to more innovative work, the camera is never far from his side. In "Celebrating El Paso", Paulda turns to doc…

  • Treasure in the Tiny Blue Tin
    214 kr

    Treasure in the Tiny Blue Tin
    av DuCharme

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875651804
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    From 1900 until 1917, the Jewish population of Texas more than doubled, from 15,000 to over 31,000. Many who immigrated through the Port of Galveston had an opportunity to bypass the difficult tenement experiences of the East, but a new life in the…

  • Hill Country Deco
    510 kr

    Hill Country Deco
    av David Bush

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654133
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    Using a host of vibrant images, David Bush and Jim Parsons' Hill Country Deco: Modernistic Architecture of Central Texas captures the essence of the Art Deco style of architecture as represented in the Hill Country of Texas. Hill Country Deco explor…

  • The Barrio Gangs of San Antonio, 1915-2015
    444 kr

    The Barrio Gangs of San Antonio, 1915-2015
    av Mike Tapia

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654331
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    Barrio Gangs is the most comprehensive academic case study of barrio group dynamics in a major Texas city to date. This is a sociological work on the history of barrio gangs in San Antonio and other large Texas cities to the present day. It examines…

  • The Barrio Gangs of San Antonio, 1915-2015
    207 kr

    The Barrio Gangs of San Antonio, 1915-2015
    av Mike Tapia

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656489
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    Barrio Gangs is the most comprehensive academic case study of barrio group dynamics in a major Texas city to date. This is a sociological work on the history of barrio gangs in San Antonio and other large Texas cities to the present day. It examines…

  • Border Crossings
    401 kr

    Border Crossings
    av D.M. Fleming

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875651163
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    During the infamous raid on Columbus, New Mexico, in 1916, Antonio Salazar, one of Pancho Villa's bandit chiefs, kidnaps Mary Wells, daughter of New Mexico rancher Frank MacPherson. MacPherson's longtime foreman, James Hampton, determines to go deep…

  • Alexander Campbell v. 1
    202 kr

    Alexander Campbell v. 1

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653693
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    Volume one of Eva Jean Wrather's biography of Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) founder Alexander Campbell deals with the leader's early manhood, from his schooling to his turning from the Calvinistic doctrine of his youth and his arrival in Am…

  • Lay Bare the Heart
    184 kr

    Lay Bare the Heart

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875651880
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    Texas native James Farmer was one of the "Big Four" leaders of the civil rights movement, along with Martin Luther King, Jr., Roy Wilkins and Whitney Young. Farmer might be called the forgotten man of the movement, overshadowed by King, who was deep…

  • Deep in the Art of Texas
    510 kr

    Deep in the Art of Texas

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875655628
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    J.P. Bryan, whose monumental collection of Texas art is the source of this traveling exhibition, determined that he would collect only those artists who had actually participated in the settlement of Texas-not artists who imagined the events after t…

  • The Boar's Head Festival
    379 kr

    The Boar's Head Festival
    av Lalonnie Lehman

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656267
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    A dazzling pageant that brings to life stories and traditions originating in medieval times, the Boar's Head and Yule Log Festival is a Christmas celebration that weaves both religious and secular narratives into a radiant tapestry celebrating the b…

  • If in Later Years
    335 kr

    If in Later Years
    av Ronald E. Moore

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656007
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    If in Later Years is filled with poems of depth and insight that provoke, engage, surprise, and astound. Reading Ron Moore's second collection of poetry takes readers on journeys around the world and back through the ages of time. Each poem is writt…

  • The Quaker Sergeant's War
    223 kr

    The Quaker Sergeant's War
    av Gene Allen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875657257
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    The Civil War posed a dilemma for American Quakers, who abhorred slavery as much as they hated violence. Fighting for the Confederacy was unthinkable. The situation for the citizens of East Tennessee-most of whom voted against secession-was especial…

  • If We Must Die
    202 kr

    If We Must Die
    av Pat Carr

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875652627
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    For decades, a riot that killed three hundred people and wounded hundreds of others was scarcely heard of. But several new studies have focused attention on Tulsa's Greenwood race riot of 1921. In If We Must Die novelist Pat Carr turns that tragedy…

  • Dinosaur Highway
    335 kr

    Dinosaur Highway
    av Laurie E. Jasinski

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653754
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    Where the Paluxy River now winds through the North Texas Hill Country, the great lizards of prehistory once roamed, leaving their impressive footprints deep in the limy sludge of what would become the earth's Cretaceous layer. It wouldn't be until a…

  • Dueling Eagles
    335 kr

    Dueling Eagles

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875652320
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    For a hundred and fifty years, historians have debated contradictory claims about the origins of the Mexican War and ignored the impact of the social, historical, and geographical features of both the United States and Mexico on that war. Instead, s…

  • Adversity is My Angel
    364 kr

    Adversity is My Angel
    av Raul H. Castro

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653785
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    Raul H. Castro was the first Hispanic governor of Arizona, ambassador to El Salvador, Bolivia, and Argentina, lawyer, judge, and teacher. Born in Mexico in 1916, he moved with his family to a small mining community in Arizona in 1926. His earliest m…

  • The Golden Shadows Old West Museum
    193 kr

    The Golden Shadows Old West Museum
    av Larry L. King

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875651101
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    In a play that is realistic, sometimes humorous, and always profoundly moving, Larry L. King deals with the problems of aging and our mistaken stereotypes and impersonal treatment of the elderly. Cowboy Bennett, long a resident of the Golden Shadows…

  • Calvin Littlejohn
    444 kr

    Calvin Littlejohn

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653815
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    In 1934, the year Calvin Littlejohn came to Fort Worth, the city was a sleepy little burg. This was the Jim Crow era, when mainstream newspapers wouldn't publish pictures of black citizens and white photographers wouldn't take pictures in black scho…

  • Literary San Antonio
    510 kr

    Literary San Antonio

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656878
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    San Antonio is often described as the "mother" of Texas cities-the oldest and, for two and a half centuries, the largest city in Texas. To many it is, as novelist Larry McMurtry once famously proclaimed, "the one truly lovely city in the state."Long…

  • Portraits of a Soldier
    223 kr

    Portraits of a Soldier
    av Jon Lippens

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656861
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    At age thirteen, most boys are finding trouble in all its infinite forms. In 1939, thirteen-year-old Jon Lippens's worst troubles found him in a predawn Nazi invasion that left his hometown of Ghent, Belgium, enveloped in mass death and destruction.…

  • Thin Men of Haddam
    271 kr

    Thin Men of Haddam
    av C. W. Smith

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875650784
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    Set in southwestern New Mexico, "Thin Men of Haddam" deals with the problems of Hispanics trying to make their way in an Anglo world. Orphaned as a child and reared by an Anglo family, Raphael Mendez lives in a nether world, neither de la raza nor A…

  • Sam Bass
    292 kr

    Sam Bass
    av Bryan Woolley

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875652863
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    The story of Sam Bass, both outlaw and romantic figure, has become a familiar part of Texas folldore and is well documented in nonfiction. But in this novel, Bryan Woolley creates a compelling story by giving the antihero fictional life. Woolley bri…

  • Summer Stock
    451 kr

    Summer Stock
    av Phipps-J

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875651071
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    In the summer of 1941, Congressman Lyndon Baines Johnson ran for the U.S. Senate in a special election. He lost. It was the only political race LBJ ever lost, and he always claimed that W. Lee Pappy O'Daniel had stolen the office from him. In the su…

  • The Fighting Marlows
    202 kr

    The Fighting Marlows

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654041
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    Many people in northern Texas and southwestern Oklahoma still believe that the Marlow brothers - George, Charles, Alf, and Epp - were thieves and killers. In 1888 they were charged with rustling and murder, tried by public opinion, and betrayed by l…

  • Black Frontiersman
    232 kr

    Black Frontiersman
    av Henry Ossian Flipper

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875652825
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    After graduating as the first black from West Point in 1877, Henry O. Flipper was dismissed from the U. S. Army in 1882 following a financial scandal. He went on to enjoy a career as a land surveyor, scholar of mining and land laws, congressional al…

  • In Their Shoes
    146 kr

    In Their Shoes

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875651705
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    Probably no American journalist, man or woman, has had a more extraordinary career than Grace Halsell. Before President Lyndon Johnson personally hired her to work in the White House, Halsell had, over a period of two decades, written her way around…

  • In the House of the Lord
    232 kr

    In the House of the Lord
    av R Flynn

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875650876
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    Robert Flynn's second novel tracks a day in the life of Pat Shahan, minister of a Protestant church in a large city. Young, devout, and honest, Shahan seeks revelation--and is offered a revolving neon cross for the church steeple; he seeks vision--a…

  • Mexicans at Arms
    431 kr

    Mexicans at Arms
    av Pedro Santoni

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875651583
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    The decades that followed independence from Spain in 1821 transformed Mexico from a strong, stable colony to a republic suffering from economic decline and political turmoil. This chaotic state hindered efforts of the young republic to meet the aggr…