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  • Interpretation Theory

    Interpretation Theory
    av Paul Ricoeur

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780912646596

    The four essays that make up this volume are based upon and expand the lectures Ricoeur delivered at Texas Christian University, 27-30 November 1973, as their Centennial Lectures. They may be read as separate essays, but they may also be read as ste…

  • Alan Birkelbach

    Alan Birkelbach
    av Alan Birkelbach

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653402

    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

    Elmer Kelton

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654263

    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

    av Greg Sumpter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875655802

    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

    The Second Dune
    av Shelby Hearon

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875652733

    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

    Grace and Gumption

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653525

    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

    Larry D. Thomas
    av Larry D. Thomas

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653600

    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

    The Search for a Chili Queen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653860

    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…

  • Walt McDonald

    Walt McDonald
    av Walt McDonald

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656342

    Walt McDonald was named Texas State Poet Laureate in 2001. This is just one accolade in his distinguished writing career. He established the Creative Writing program at Texas Tech University, serving as poetry editor there from 1975 to 1995, and ret…

  • Day the Cowboys Quit

    Day the Cowboys Quit
    av Kelton-E

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875650548

  • Galia's Dad Is in a Wheelchair (French Edition)

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

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656595

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

  • Traces of Forgotten Places

    Traces of Forgotten Places
    av Don Collins

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653617

    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

    av C. W. Smith

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654379

    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 a…

  • A Century of Partnership

    A Century of Partnership

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654171

    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

    Summerfield Stories

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875650005

    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.

  • Summerfield Stories

    Summerfield Stories
    av Ferguson-J

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875650104

    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

    Braggin' on Texas
    av Sherrie S. McLeroy

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653853

    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…

  • SH Is for Shiner

    SH Is for Shiner

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875657905

    Come join Shelley and her grandfather, Pop, on a fun spring break adventure to Shiner, Texas. You never know who you might meet. . . . Shelley and her new furry friend could possibly teach you a trick or two to help pronounce that sometimes “s…

  • Limo

    av Dan Jenkins

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875655505

    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

    Gringos in Mexico
    av Simmen-E

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875650296

  • Texas Country Singers

    Texas Country Singers
    av Phil Fry

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653655

    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

    The Art of Texas
    av Ron Tyler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875657035

    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…

  • Man Who Rode Midnight

    Man Who Rode Midnight
    av Elmer Kelton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875650487

    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

    Texas in Poetry

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875652672

    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…

  • Treasure in the Tiny Blue Tin

    Treasure in the Tiny Blue Tin
    av DuCharme

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875651804

    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…

  • My Name Is a Hurricane?

    My Name Is a Hurricane?
    av Julie Beasley

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875657585

    Imagine sharing your name with a devastating hurricane. Seeing and hearing your name over and over in a scary, negative light, plastered on newspapers and across TV screens.... The constant commentary is enough to make a kid wonder if he is bad too.…

  • Hill Country Deco

    Hill Country Deco
    av David Bush

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654133

    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…

  • The Reunion at Herb's Cafe

    The Reunion at Herb's Cafe
    av Dan Jenkins

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875657806

    And what a reunion it is! Dan Jenkins reunites many of the most memorable and irascible characters from his most memorable and hilarious novels - starting with Semi-Tough. Billy Clyde Puckett, Shake Tiller, T. J. Lambert, Barbara Jane Bookman, Big E…

  • The Reunion at Herb's Cafe

    The Reunion at Herb's Cafe
    av Dan Jenkins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875657271

    And what a reunion it is! Dan Jenkins reunites many of the most memorable and irascible characters from his most memorable and hilarious novels-starting with Semi-Tough. Billy Clyde Puckett, Shake Tiller, T. J. Lambert, Barbara Jane Bookman, Big Ed…

  • The Barrio Gangs of San Antonio, 1915-2015

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

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654331

    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

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

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656489

    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

    Border Crossings
    av D.M. Fleming

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875651163

    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

    Alexander Campbell v. 1

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653693

    A biography of Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) founder Alexander Campbell that deals with the leader's early manhood, from his schooling to his turning from the Calvinistic doctrine of his youth and his arrival in America.

  • Lay Bare the Heart

    Lay Bare the Heart

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875651880

    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

    Deep in the Art of Texas

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875655628

    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 a…

  • The Boar's Head Festival

    The Boar's Head Festival
    av Lalonnie Lehman

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656267

    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…

  • If in Later Years

    If in Later Years
    av Ronald E. Moore

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656007

    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…

  • The Quaker Sergeant's War

    The Quaker Sergeant's War
    av Gene Allen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875657257

    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

    If We Must Die
    av Pat Carr

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875652627

    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

    Dinosaur Highway
    av Laurie E. Jasinski

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653754

    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

    Dueling Eagles

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875652320

    A collection of essays by American and Mexican scholars, offering perspectives on the Mexican-American War of 1846-48. Topics addressed include the influence of Great Britain; the role of the first war correspondents; and the reasons for the collabo…

  • Adversity is My Angel

    Adversity is My Angel
    av Raul H. Castro

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653785

    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

    The Golden Shadows Old West Museum
    av Larry L. King

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875651101

    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

    Calvin Littlejohn

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875653815

    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…

  • The National Parks

    The National Parks
    av Karla K. Morton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875657639

    Poets Karla K. Morton and Alan Birkelbach began this journey to celebrate our national parks' 100th anniversary, but for these two poets the sojourns quickly became something greater than that. In their words, 'As humans we have this tendency to loo…

  • Literary San Antonio

    Literary San Antonio

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656878

    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…

  • Thin Men of Haddam

    Thin Men of Haddam
    av C.W. Smith

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875650784

    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…

  • Voices of America

    Voices of America

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875656731

    Voices of America: Veterans and Military Families Tell Their Own Stories collects dozens of personal accounts of military life from World War II to the present day. These narratives from Texas Christian University students, faculty, staff, alumni, a…

  • Cowboys and Indian

    Cowboys and Indian
    av Sandip V. Mathur

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875657721

    Cowboys and Indian: A Doctor's First Year in Texas is an exciting and entertaining account of a doctors first year of practice in an underserved Texas hospital. Besides the challenges of being an immigrant and a husband and father, the doctor manage…

  • What? And Give Up Show Business?

    What? And Give Up Show Business?
    av James Hampton

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875657615

    What? And Give Up Show Business? is the hilarious autobiography of James Hampton, who for over fifty years has been one of the most familiar faces in television and film. A wonderful slice of life in Hollywood told through the personal stories of on…

  • Sam Bass

    Sam Bass
    av Bryan Woolley

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875652863

    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

    Summer Stock
    av Phipps-J

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875651071

    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

    The Fighting Marlows

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875654041

    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…