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  • Donut Dolly

    Donut Dolly
    av Joann Puffer Kotcher

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413243

    Donut Dolly puts you in the Vietnam War face down in the dirt under a sniper attack, inside a helicopter being struck by lightning, at dinner next to a commanding general, and slogging through the mud along a line of foxholes. You see the war throug…

  • Donut Dolly

    Donut Dolly
    av Joann Puffer Kotcher

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416985

    Donut Dolly puts you in the Vietnam War face down in the dirt under a sniper attack, inside a helicopter being struck by lightning, at dinner next to a commanding general, and slogging through the mud along a line of foxholes. You see the war throug…

  • They are Ruining Ibiza

    They are Ruining Ibiza
    av Greene Ac

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410426

    Charles Martyn, PhD, age 60, author of a classic work of literary criticism, is on his second trip to Ibiza - this time with his new wife Susan - searching for his artist son Led. Martyn muses that the first visit was "ruined, of course, eventually.…

  • Raza Rising

    Raza Rising
    av Richard J. Gonzales

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416329

    Based on articles written for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, author Richard J. Gonzales draws onhis educational, inner-city, and professional lifeexperiences to weave eyewitness testimony intoissues facing Chicanos, including economic, health,educati…

  • John Ringo, King of the Cowboys

    John Ringo, King of the Cowboys
    av David Johnson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416725

    Few names in the lore of western gunmen are as recognizable. Few lives of the most notorious are as little known. Romanticized and made legendary, John Ringo fought and killed for what he believed was right. As a teenager, Ringo was rushed into sudd…

  • Folklore Of Texan Cultures

    Folklore Of Texan Cultures

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411010

    A lot of different kinds of people have come to Texas since the Spanish first met the Indians within its borders. And that is what this book is about--all the Cajuns and Mexicans and Czechs, all the colors and breeds and bones that have come to Texa…

  • A Guide to Sources of Texas Criminal Justice Statistics

    A Guide to Sources of Texas Criminal Justice Statistics
    av R. Scott Harnsberger

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413083

    This reference work was compiled as a resource for those needing assistance in locating Texas criminal justice statistics. R. Scott Harnsberger has compiled more than 600 entries describing statistical sources for Texas crime; criminals; law enforce…

  • A Guide to Sources of Texas Criminal Justice Statistics

    A Guide to Sources of Texas Criminal Justice Statistics
    av R. Scott Harnsberger

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413144

    This reference work was compiled as a resource for those needing assistance in locating Texas criminal justice statistics. R. Scott Harnsberger has compiled more than 600 entries describing statistical sources for Texas crime; criminals; law enforce…

  • Cowboy Fiddler in Bob Wills' Band

    Cowboy Fiddler in Bob Wills' Band
    av McWhorter

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410259

    Frankie McWhorter grew up in Bob Wills Country-the Texas Panhandle-and bought his first fiddle with his cowboy wages in 1950. He played with Clyde Chesser and the Texas Village Boys and the Miller Brothers Band before being asked to join Bob Wills a…

  • Thirty-three Years, Thirty-three Works

    Thirty-three Years, Thirty-three Works

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416558

    Francis Edward "Ab" Abernethy served as the Secretary-Editor of the Texas Folklore Society for over three decades, managing the organization's daily operations and helping it grow. He edited two dozen volumes of the PTFS series and wrote the three v…

  • A Different Face of War

    A Different Face of War
    av James G. van Straten

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416176

    A Different Face of War is a riveting account of one American officer in the Medical Service Corps during the early years of the Vietnam War. Assigned as the senior medical advisor to the Army of the Republic of Vietnam in I Corps, an area close to…

  • A Different Face of War

    A Different Face of War
    av James G. Van Straten

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417388

    Selected by Major General Pat Sargent, Chief of the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps, for the Corps Chief's Reading List, May 2016. A Different Face of War is a riveting account of one American officer in the Medical Service Corps during the early ye…

  • 1941: Texas Goes to War

    1941: Texas Goes to War

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780929398297

    In 1941, when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor and the United States found itself in a total war, the people of Texas rallied to the war effort. Men and women rushed to join the armed forces. Those who remained behind--men, women, and children--were…

  • D H Lawrence

    D H Lawrence
    av Dolores LaChapelle

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410075

    The importance of the work of D. H. Lawrence in the field of ecology and environmental awareness has been largely overlooked. LaChapelle argues that Lawrence deserves to be ranked alongside Thoreau and Muir. Beginning with the effect of Lawrence's c…

  • Mexican Border Ballads

    Mexican Border Ballads

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410907

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society contains "Corridos of the Mexican Border" by Brownie McNeil; "The Envious and the Envied Compadres" by Wilson M. Hudson; "Do Rattlesnakes Swallow Their Young?" by J. Frank Dobie; "Folktales of the Alaba…

  • Along the Texas Forts Trail

    Along the Texas Forts Trail
    av Aston- B

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410358

    The task of providing military defense for the Texas Frontier was never an easy one because the territory was claimed by some of the greatest querrilla fighters of all times-the Comanches, Kiowas, Apaches, and Lipans. Protecting a line running from…

  • Celebrating 100 Years of the Texas Folklore Society, 1909 2009

    Celebrating 100 Years of the Texas Folklore Society, 1909 2009

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412772

    The Texas Folklore Society is one of the oldest and most prestigious organizations in the state. Its secret for longevity lies in those things that make it unique, such as its annual meeting that seems more like a social event or family reunion than…

  • The Personal Correspondence Houston-I

    The Personal Correspondence Houston-I
    av M Roberts

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410006

    In the April, 1971, issue of Southwestern Historical Quarterly, historian Llerena Friend wrote that there was a "need for a new editing of Houston correspondence" to complement the eight-volume collection compiled in the 1930s by Eugene C. Barker an…

  • The Next Settlement

    The Next Settlement

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412253

    Presents a collection of poems.

  • Finish Forty and Home

    Finish Forty and Home
    av Phil Scearce

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415100

    During the early years of World War II in the Pacific theatre, against overwhelming odds, young American airmen flew the longest and most perilous bombing missions of the war. They faced determined Japanese fighters without fighter escort, relentles…

  • The Cornett-Whitley Gang

    The Cornett-Whitley Gang
    av David Johnson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417685

    During the late 1880s, the Cornett-Whitley gang rose on the Texas scene with a daring train robbery at McNeil Station, only miles from the capital of Texas. In the frenzy that followed the robbery, the media castigated both lawmen and government off…

  • Beyond the Quagmire

    Beyond the Quagmire

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417487

    In Beyond the Quagmire, thirteen scholars from across disciplines provide a series of provocative, important, and timely essays on the politics, combatants, and memory of the Vietnam War. The essays pose new questions, offer new answers, and establi…

  • Ground Pounder

    Ground Pounder
    av Gregory V. Short

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414523

    In early February of 1968, at the beginning of the Tet Offensive, Private First Class Gregory V. Short arrived in Vietnam as an eighteen-year-old U.S. Marine. Amid all of the confusion and destruction, he began his tour of duty as an 81mm mortarman…

  • Texas And Southwestern Lore

    Texas And Southwestern Lore

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411041

    This Texas Folklore Society Publication is divided into two volumes of rich, Texan folklore. The first volume contains eight folk tales, varying from "Lore of the Llano Estacado" to "Myths of the Tejas Indians." The second volume centers around the…

  • Where I Come from

    Where I Come from
    av Bryan Woolley

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411645

    In 1999 Bryan Woolley of ""The Dallas Morning News"" set out to record the stories of ordinary people in North Texas, to tell about their lives, especially their past and how they became who they became. This book gathers the best of those stories w…

  • The Other Toscanini

    The Other Toscanini
    av Sebastiano De Filippi

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417746

    The Other Toscanini is the only book in English about the Argentine conductor and composer Hector Panizza (1875-1967). Known all over the world by his Italian name - Ettore - the maestro was in fact born in Buenos Aires and developed an astonishing…

  • The Roots of Latino Urban Agency

    The Roots of Latino Urban Agency

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415308

    The essays selected in this study collectively suggest that political agency can encompass everything from voting, lobbying, networking, grassroots organizing, and mobilization, to dramatic protest.

  • Hide, Horn, Fish, and Fowl

    Hide, Horn, Fish, and Fowl

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413205

    What would cause someone to withstand freezing temperatures in a cramped wooden box for hours on end, or stand in waist-high rushing waters, flicking a pole back and forth over and over-in many cases with nothing whatsoever to show for his efforts?…

  • Written In Blood

    Written In Blood
    av Richard F. Selcer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413236

    In 2010 Written in Blood: The History of Fort Worth's Fallen Lawmen, Volume 1, told the stories of thirteen Fort Worth law officers who died in the line of duty between 1861 and 1909. Now Richard F. Selcer and Kevin S. Foster are back with Volume 2…

  • Slouching Toward Zion and More Lies

    Slouching Toward Zion and More Lies
    av Robert Flynn

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411836

    Robert Flynn has gathered twenty-three stories that have hope, faith, and love as their common denominator. They are funny, political, and more than a bit prophetic as well as being superbly crafted. Included in the collection are ""The Rest of the…

  • Tips, Tools, and Techniques to Care for Antiques, Collectibles, and Other Treasures

    Tips, Tools, and Techniques to Care for Antiques, Collectibles, and Other Treasures
    av Georgia Kemp Caraway

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414516

    What common baking ingredient can conceal white rings on furniture? (Crushed pecans.) How do you detect a repair in a pottery vase you want to buy? (Look at it under a black light.) What's the best way to remove water damage from your great-grandfat…

  • Dream Kitchen

    Dream Kitchen
    av Owen McLeod

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417494

    Owen McLeod's extraordinary debut maps the contours of an ordinary life: the rise and fall of romantic love, the struggle against mental illness, and the unending quest for meaning and transcendence. Ranging from sonnets and sestinas to experimental…

  • The Story of North Texas

    The Story of North Texas
    av James L. Rogers

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411287

    With unlimited archival access and a journalist's attention to detail, James L. Rogers updates and expands his 1965 publication to bring the university's history into the next century. The founder of the Texas Normal College, Joshua C. Chilton, decl…

  • Club Icarus

    Club Icarus
    av Matt W. Miller

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415049

    With muscular language and visceral imagery, Club Icarus bears witness to the pain, the fear, and the flimsy mortality that births our humanity as well as the hope, humour, love, and joy that completes it. This book will appeal to sons and fathers,…

  • The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke v. 3; June 1, 1878-June 22, 1880

    The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke v. 3; June 1, 1878-June 22, 1880
    av John Gregory Bourke

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412314

    John Gregory Bourke kept a monumental set of diaries as aide-de-camp to Brigadier General George Crook. This third volume (of a projected set of eight) begins in 1878 with a discussion of the Bannock Uprising and a retrospective on Crazy Horse, whos…

  • Charles T. Williams, Retrospective with Friends

    Charles T. Williams, Retrospective with Friends
    av Charles Truett Williams

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410457

    Charles Truett Williams worked in the Fort Worth area from the late 1940s through 1966, spending twenty of his forty-eight years involved in intense artistic production. Before his death in 1966 he contributed immense vitality and acted as a catalys…

  • Saving Ben

    Saving Ben

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412697

    Each year thousands of children are diagnosed with autism, a devastating neurological disorder that profoundly affects a person's language and social development. ""Saving Ben"" is the story of one family coping with autism, told from the viewpoint…

  • A Life in Music from the Soviet Union to Canada

    A Life in Music from the Soviet Union to Canada
    av Alexander Tumanov

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417555

    The musical career of Alexander Tumanov extends from Stalinist and Soviet Russia through contemporary Canada, and as such provides an inspiring portrait of one person's devotion to his art under trying circumstances. Tumanov was a founding member of…

  • Stray Home

    Stray Home
    av Amy M. Clark

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412802

    With poems that combine the self-scrutiny of Philip Larkin with the measure of Elizabeth Bishop, Amy M. Clark burnishes her first collection, Stray Home, with exquisite understatement and formal control. Sweeter than Larkin and more intimate than Bi…

  • Death Lore

    Death Lore

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412567

    Death provides us with some of our very best folklore. Some fear it, some embrace it, and most have pretty firm ideas about what happens when we die. Although some people may not want to discuss dying, it happens to all of us - and there's no way to…

  • The Family Saga

    The Family Saga

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411683

    Included here are stories grouped by common topics, such as ghosts and the supernatural, feuding and fighting and death and burial. They include tales from storytellers Elmer Kelton, James Ward Lee, Robert Flynn, Archie McDonald and John Graves.

  • The McLaurys in Tombstone, Arizona

    The McLaurys in Tombstone, Arizona
    av Paul Lee Johnson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414509

    On a chilly October afternoon in 1881, two brothers named Tom and Frank McLaury were gunned down on the streets of Tombstone, Arizona, by the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday. The deadly event became known as the gunfight at the O.K. Corral, and in a…

  • Powder and Propellants

    Powder and Propellants
    av Rodney P. Carlisle

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411492

    Powder and Propellants is the story of the U.S. Navy's premier facility for research, development, testing, and evaluation of ""energetic materials,"" the chemical compounds used in gun and rocket propellants as well as in aircraft cockpit ejection…

  • Tall Walls and High Fences

    Tall Walls and High Fences
    av Bob Alexander

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418071

    Tall Walls and High Fences is the first comprehensive history of Texas prisons, written by a former law enforcement officer and an officer of the Texas prisons. Bob Alexander and Richard K. Alford chronicle the significant events and transformation…

  • At Belleau Wood

    At Belleau Wood
    av Robert B. Asprey

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410167

    On June 5, 1918, the 2nd Division, made up of soldiers and marines, launched an offensive on German lines at Belleau Wood. Using sources on both sides of the Atlantic and personally interviewing many of those who fought at the wood, Asprey combines…

  • Against the Grain

    Against the Grain
    av James Carson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416114

    Henry Martyn Lazelle (1832-1917) was the only cadet in the history of the US Military Academy to be suspended and sent back a year (for poor grades and bad behavior) and eventually return as Commandant of the Corps of Cadets. After graduating from W…

  • Foo, a Japanese-American Prisoner of the Rising Sun

    Foo, a Japanese-American Prisoner of the Rising Sun

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411317

    This work chronicles the internment of the only Japanese American combat soldier captured during the Pacific campaign of World War II. Frank ""Foo"" Fujita, a Texan who served with the ""Lost Battalion"" of the 36th Infantry Division, recounts his e…

  • The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore

    The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410556

    The state of Texas is fortunate in possessing a rich and varied folklore. This volume is composed of materials published originally in the first twenty-five volumes of the Texas Folklore Society. From the preface by Francis Edward Abernethy: "Those…

  • The Best American Newspaper Narratives of 2012

    The Best American Newspaper Narratives of 2012

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415490

    This anthology collects the ten winners of the 2012 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest at the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, which is hosted by the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at the University of North…

  • From Hell To Breakfast

    From Hell To Breakfast

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410990

    This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society contains African-American baptizings; adventures of a ballad hunter; Carrie-Dykes, a midwife; Big Sam and De Golden Chariot; tale of the two companions; Mexican Munchausen; some odd Mexican customs; le…

  • The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 8

    The Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 8

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418286

    This anthology collects the ten winners of the 2020 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest at UNT's Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. First place winner: Christopher Goffard, 'Detective Trapp' (Los Angeles Times) is about a complica…

  • Morning Comes to Elk Mountain

    Morning Comes to Elk Mountain
    av Gary Lantz

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415278

    Organized as a series of monthly journal entries, Morning Comes to Elk Mountain is Lantz's response to ten years of exploring the rough and unexpected beauty of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A combination of memoir, natural history, Native…

  • Morning Comes to Elk Mountain

    Morning Comes to Elk Mountain
    av Gary Lantz

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415391

    Organized as a series of monthly journal entries, Morning Comes to Elk Mountain is Lantz's response to ten years of exploring the rough and unexpected beauty of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A combination of memoir, natural history, Native…

  • Storming the City

    Storming the City
    av Alec Wahlman

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416190

    In an increasingly urbanized world, urban terrain has become a greater factor in military operations. Simultaneously, advances in military technology have given military forces sharply increased capabilities. The conflict comes from how urban terrai…