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  • Both Sides of the Border

    Both Sides of the Border

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411843

    Texas has a large population who has lived on both sides of the border and created a folkloric mix that makes Texas unique. Both Sides of the Border gets its name from its emphasis on recently researched Tex-Mex folklore. But we recognize that Texas…

  • The Self as Constellation

    The Self as Constellation
    av Jeanine Hathaway

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411447

    The way we construct our selves - as the ancients created meaningful shapes from the random sparkles of the stars at night - is the theme and structural principle of this collection of poems. In writing them, Jeanine Hathaway assumed the constellati…

  • One Long Tune

    One Long Tune
    av Ron Forbes-Roberts

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412307

    Chet Atkins called Lenny Breau (1941-1984) ""the greatest guitarist who ever walked the face of the earth."" Breau's astonishing virtuosity influenced countless performers, but unfortunately it came at the expense of his personal relationships. Ron…

  • No Hope for Heaven, No Fear of Hell

    No Hope for Heaven, No Fear of Hell
    av James C. Kearney

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417111

    The Stafford-Townsend feud began with an 1871 shootout in Columbus, Texas, followed by the deaths of the Stafford brothers in 1890. The second phase blossomed after 1898 with the assassination of Larkin Hope, and concluded in 1911 with the violent d…

  • No Hope for Heaven, No Fear of Hell

    No Hope for Heaven, No Fear of Hell
    av James C. Kearney

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416503

    Two family names have come to be associated with the violence that plagued Colorado County, Texas, for decades after the end of the Civil War: the Townsends and the Staffords. Both prominent families amassed wealth and achieved status, but it was th…

  • Venus in the Afternoon

    Venus in the Afternoon
    av Tehila Lieberman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414660

    The short stories in this rich debut collection embody in their complexity Alice Munro's description of the short story as "a world seen in a quick, glancing light." In chiseled and elegant prose, Lieberman conjures wildly disparate worlds. A middle…

  • Sutherland Springs, Texas

    Sutherland Springs, Texas
    av Richard B. McCaslin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416732

    In Sutherland Springs, Texas, Richard B. McCaslin explores the rise and fall of this rural community near San Antonio primarily through the lens of its aspirations to become a resort spa town, because of its mineral water springs, around the turn of…

  • A Boyhood Dream Realized

    A Boyhood Dream Realized
    av Burle Pettit

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417708

    This collection of columns from the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal is Texas Folklore Society Extra Book #27. The editorial columns included herein tell stories, and tell about telling stories. They also reflect boyhood dreams . . . and foolishness, fears…

  • A Boyhood Dream Realized

    A Boyhood Dream Realized
    av Burle Pettit

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418149

    This collection of columns from the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal is Texas Folklore Society Extra Book #27. The editorial columns included herein tell stories, and tell about telling stories. They also reflect boyhood dreams...and foolishness, fears, be…

  • Through Time and the Valley

    Through Time and the Valley
    av John R. Erickson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415094

    The isolated Canadian River in the Texas Panhandle stretched before John Erickson and Bill Ellzey as they began a journey through time and what the locals call "the valley." They went on horseback, as they might have travelled it a century before. E…

  • When Raccoons Fall Through Your Ceiling

    When Raccoons Fall Through Your Ceiling
    av Andrea Dawn Lopez

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411546

    Have you ever had raccoons fall through your ceiling? Discovered a nest of sparrows in your hanging flower basket? Or how about woke up one morning to discover deer have nibbled on your flower garden, reducing your blossoms to stems? If so, you're n…

  • Hunters & Healers

    Hunters & Healers

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410914

    Variety and richness are indeed found in this Publication by the Texas Folklore Society. The first folk type to appear in the book is the hunter, in Francis Abernethy's account of the East Texas communal hunt, which he sees in relation to man's anci…

  • The Deadliest Outlaws

    The Deadliest Outlaws
    av Jeffrey Burton

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414745

    After Tom Ketchum had been sentenced to death for attempting to hold up a railway train, his attorneys argued that the penalty was "cruel and unusual" for the offence charged. The appeal failed and he became the first individual-and the last-ever to…

  • Scouting with the Buffalo Soldiers

    Scouting with the Buffalo Soldiers
    av John P. Langellier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418118

    On a hot summer's day in Montana, a daring frontier cavalry officer, Powhatan Henry Clarke, died at the height of his promising career. A member of the U.S. Military Academy's Class of 1884, Clarke graduated dead last, and while short on academic ap…

  • Written in Blood

    Written in Blood
    av Richard F. Selcer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574413229

    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…

  • In These Times the Home Is a Tired Place

    In These Times the Home Is a Tired Place
    av Jessica Hollander

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415230

    When an unwed pregnant woman is pressured to get married by her boyfriend, parents, and the entire culture around her, she sees a feverish intensity emanating from the path to domesticity, a "paved path shaded by thick-trunked trees, lined with trim…

  • Conducting Opera

    Conducting Opera
    av Joseph Rescigno

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417937

    Conducting Opera discusses operas in the standard repertory from the perspective of a conductor with a lifetime of experience performing them. It focuses on Joseph Rescigno's approach to preparing and performing these masterworks in order to realize…

  • Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma

    Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma
    av Jonathan Templin Ritter

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416749

    Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma explores the relationship between American General Joseph "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell and British Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten in the China-Burma-India Theater (CBI) and the South East Asia Command (SEAC) between Octob…

  • Combat Chaplain

    Combat Chaplain
    av James D. Johnson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574416206

    Chaplain James D. Johnson chose to accompany his men, unarmed, on their daily combat operations, a decision made against the recommendations of his superiors. During what would be the final days for some, he offered his ministry not from a pulpit bu…

  • Special Needs, Special Horses

    Special Needs, Special Horses
    av Naomi Scott

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411904

    A growing number of individuals with special needs are discovering the benefits of therapies and activities involving horseback riding. Special Needs, Special Horses, by Naomi Scott, offers information about the amazing results possible with therape…

  • Texas Folk Songs

    Texas Folk Songs

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411140

    "This volume is," in Owens's words, "a sampling of a rich experience in a richer land." The 135 songs included, a number of them in versions by more than one singer, are divided into nine chapters containing British popular ballads, Anglo-American b…

  • All Over the Map

    All Over the Map
    av Michael Corcoran

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417104

    A lavishly illustrated collection of forty-two profiles of Texas music pioneers, most underrated or overlooked, All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music covers the musical landscape of a most musical state. The first edition was published in 200…

  • Every Lash

    Every Lash
    av Leigh Anne Couch

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418248

    This collection's title - as in tether, strike, eyelash, welt - is a nod to the fluidity of language and the foolish penchant we have for naming things, including ourselves. The poems refuse to navigate, choosing instead to face head-on the snares o…

  • Bill Jason Priest

    Bill Jason Priest
    av Kathleen Krebbs Whitson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411744

    Bill Jason Priest is credited with developing and defining the Dallas County Community College District. His career in higher education began in California before he came to Texas in 1965. Over the next fifteen years Priest transformed the junior co…

  • Big Thicket Plant Ecology

    Big Thicket Plant Ecology
    av Geraldine Ellis Watson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412147

    Originally published in 1979, Geraldine Ellis Watson's ""Big Thicket Plant Ecology"" is now back in print. This updated edition explores the plant biology, ecology, geology, and environmental regions of the Big Thicket National Preserve. After decad…

  • Brandy, Our Man in Acapulco

    Brandy, Our Man in Acapulco
    av Rodney P. Carlisle

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410693

    Hotelier, corporate executive, and U. S. Army intelligence officer, Frank M. Brandstetter played an active role in some of the dramatic episodes of the twentieth century. Born in Transylvania in 1912, Brandy came to the U.S. at the age of sixteen an…

  • I Fought a Good Fight

    I Fought a Good Fight
    av Sherry Robinson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415063

    This history of the Lipan Apaches, from archaeological evidence to the present, tells the story of some of the least known, least understood people in the Southwest. These plains buffalo hunters and traders were one of the first groups to acquire ho…

  • Risk, Courage, and Women

    Risk, Courage, and Women

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412338

    This unique collection of narratives, essays, and poems includes an original interview with Maya Angelou and pieces by Naomi Shihab Nye, Pat Mora, Rosemary Catacalos, and many others. Each work relates how women have demonstrated courage by taking a…

  • Risk, Courage, and Women

    Risk, Courage, and Women

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412345

    This unique collection of narratives, essays, and poems includes an original interview with Maya Angelou and pieces by Naomi Shihab Nye, Pat Mora, Rosemary Catacalos, and many others. Each work relates how women have demonstrated courage by taking a…

  • A Texas Baptist History Sourcebook

    A Texas Baptist History Sourcebook
    av Joseph E. Early

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411768

    From the days of Z. N. Morrell and James Huckins to Bill Pinson and Charles Wade, Baptists have played and continue to play an important role in the religious, secular, and political life of Texas. Over the previous one hundred and fifty years sever…

  • Living in the Shadow of a Hell Ship

    Living in the Shadow of a Hell Ship

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574418088

    U.S. Marine George Burlage was part of the largest surrender in American history at Bataan and Corregidor in the spring of 1942, where the Japanese captured more than 85,000 troops. More than forty per cent would not survive World War II. His prison…

  • The Pepper Trail

    The Pepper Trail
    av Jean Andrews

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410709

    Andrews, who has been called "the first lady of Chile peppers," "the godmother of the chile world," as well as her own registered trademark "The Pepper Lady," follows the spice trade and early movements of capsicums along the spice roads, through mu…

  • The Black Beach

    The Black Beach
    av J.T. Barbarese

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411881

    The poems of The Black Beach describe everyday acts like putting children to bed, coaching Little League, and sending a daughter to school, but brood over what may be behind the everyday and how to reach it and talk to it. Faith ebbs and flows like…

  • Mustangs And Cow Horses

    Mustangs And Cow Horses

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410983

    A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society.

  • Sea La Luz

    Sea La Luz
    av Juan Fransisco Martinez

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412222

    Mexican Protestantism was born in the encounter between Mexican Catholics and Anglo American Protestants, after the United States ventured into the Southwest and wrested territory from Mexico in the early nineteenth century. ""Sea la Luz"" tells the…

  • Lost in the Victory

    Lost in the Victory

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410334

    Herein are recollections of war orphans of World War II, sons and daughters who for half a century have seldom spoken of their fathers or of their own lives after the deaths of their fathers. The memories revealed through interviews, letters, family…

  • Captain W. W. Withenbury's 1838-1842 ""Red River Reminiscences

    Captain W. W. Withenbury's 1838-1842 ""Red River Reminiscences

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415476

    W. W. Withenbury was a famous river boat captain during the mid-1800s. In retirement, he wrote a series of letters for the Cincinnati Commercial, under the title "Red River Reminiscences." Jacques Bagur has selected and annotated 39 letters describi…

  • Life in Laredo

    Life in Laredo
    av Robert D. Wood

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411737

    Based on documents from the Laredo Archives, Life in Laredo shows the evolution and development of daily life in a town under the flags of Spain, Mexico, and the United States. Robert D. Wood, S.M., presents the first one hundred years of history an…

  • Miniature Forests of Cape Horn

    Miniature Forests of Cape Horn
    av Bernard Goffinet

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414486

    In the humid forests of Cape Horn, a single tree can host more than 100 species of little epiphyte plants. The floor of the forest and the rocks are also covered by numerous species of liverworts, mosses, and lichens. The decision to stop at a tree…

  • A Texas Baptist Power Struggle

    A Texas Baptist Power Struggle
    av Joseph E. Early

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411959

    This is the story of how one man, Samuel Augustus Hayden, almost destroyed the newly organized Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT) before it could take root. In the final decades of the nineteenth century, Hayden caused such unrest among Texa…

  • A Lawless Breed

    A Lawless Breed
    av Chuck Parsons

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415551

    John Wesley Hardin! His name spread terror in much of Texas in the years following the Civil War as the most wanted fugitive with a $4,000 reward on his head. A Texas Ranger wrote that he killed men just to see them kick. Hardin began his killing ca…

  • The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke v. 1; November 20, 1872-July 28, 1876

    The Diaries of John Gregory Bourke v. 1; November 20, 1872-July 28, 1876

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411614

    John Gregory Bourke kept a set of diaries beginning as a young cavalry lieutenant in Arizona in 1872 and ending the evening before his death in 1896. This work begins with Bourke's years as aide-de-camp to General Crook during the Apache campaigns a…

  • Rolando Hinojosa & American Dream

    Rolando Hinojosa & American Dream
    av J. Lee

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574410235

    Rolando Hinojosa is a Texas writer with his sense of place centered in the Texas Valley, a world in itself and a place recognizable as a discrete community. But Hinojosa's work transcends the regional, transcends the Valley, transcends Texas, while…

  • Always the Underdog

    Always the Underdog
    av Keagan LeJeune

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412888

    Louisiana's Neutral Strip, an area of pine forests, squats between the Calcasieu and Sabine Rivers on the border of East Texas. Early in its history, the region developed a reputation as a harsh frontier where grit and tenacity became indispensable…

  • Death on Base

    Death on Base
    av Anita Belles Porterfield

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415964

    When Army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan walked into the Fort Hood Soldier Readiness Processing Center and opened fire on soldiers within, he perpetrated the worst mass shooting on a United States military base in our country's history. Death on Base is a…

  • Grace

    Grace

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412789

    In the east Texas town of Cold Springs in 1944, the community waits for the war to end. In this place where certain boundaries are not crossed and in a time when people reveal little about themselves, their problems, and their passions, Jane Roberts…

  • Behind Every Choice is a Story

    Behind Every Choice is a Story
    av Gloria Feldt

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574411584

    Behind Every Choice Is a Story is a poignant blend of personal stories, commentary, and memoir that chronicles the life-changing reproductive choices that women, men, and teens make every day. The book also traces Gloria Feldt's personal journey fro…

  • Magellanic Sub-Antarctic Ornithology

    Magellanic Sub-Antarctic Ornithology

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574415315

    The first synthesis of current knowledge of forest and wetland birds in the world's southernmost forests, this book contains both original work by Rozzi and Jimenez and the results of a decade of research conducted by the scientists associated with…

  • Tracking the Texas Rangers

    Tracking the Texas Rangers

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574414653

    Tracking the Texas Rangers is an anthology of sixteen previously published articles and chapter excerpts, arranged in chronological history, covering key topics of the intrepid and sometimes controversial law officers named the Texas Rangers. Determ…

  • Probably Someday Cancer

    Probably Someday Cancer
    av Kim Horner

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417517

    After learning that she inherited a BRCA2 genetic mutation that put her at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer, Kim Horner's doctors urged her to consider having a double mastectomy. But how do you decide whether to have a surgery to remove your…

  • William and Rosalie

    William and Rosalie

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412611

    William & Rosalie is the gripping and heartfelt account of two young Jewish people from Poland who survive six different German slave and prison camps throughout the Holocaust. In 1941, newlyweds William and Rosalie Schiff are forcibly separated and…

  • Body Language

    Body Language
    av Kelly Magee

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574412192

    Largely set in the South, this work features eleven stories that guide us into the hidden worlds of the culture wars. The people in these stories belong to the fringes of society, struggling for an identity and a place to belong.

  • War in East Texas

    War in East Texas
    av Bill O'Neal

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781574417289

    From 1840 through 1844 East Texas was wracked by murderous violence between Regulator and Moderator factions. More than thirty men were killed in assassinations, lynchings, ambushes, street fights, and pitched battles. The sheriff of Harrison County…