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Catherine Cooke, Juan O'Gorman: A Confluence of Civilizations

 Catherine Cooke

Juan O'Gorman: A Confluence of Civilizations

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016

11:00am-1:00pm

 

About Catherine: 

Juan O'Gorman: A Confluence of Civilizations Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781595347978
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Published: Maverick Books - November 15th, 2016

To create the Confluence of Civilizations mural commissioned for the 1968 World's Fair in San Antonio, Texas, Juan O'Gorman collected natural stones from all over Mexico--twelve colors in all--field stones that the artist knew would never fade or change their hue.


Jim Lefko, Spurs Nation

 Jim Lefko

Spurs Nation

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016

11:00am-1:00pm

 

 

About Jim Lefko:

Jim Lefko is the sports editor of the San Antonio Express-News. He was previously the sports editor of the Indianapolis Star and the Lafayette (Ind.) Journal and Courier and the deputy sports editor of the San Antonio Light. A University of Texas graduate, Lefko is originally from Kansas City, Missouri.

 

 

Spurs Nation: Major Moments in San Antonio Basketball Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781595347954
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Published: Maverick Books - November 15th, 2016

From the Memorial Day Miracle to coach Gregg Popovich's legendary leadership to winning five NBA championships, the San Antonio Spurs have brought excitement to the Alamo City and the greater NBA family since 1976.


Nola McKey, From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes

From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes (Clayton Wheat Williams Texas Life Series #16) Cover Image
By Nola McKey, Cora F. McKown (Illustrator)
$41.93
ISBN: 9781623494094
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Published: Texas A&M University Press - May 20th, 2016

Join journalist-turned-culinary historian Nola McKey on a Texas journey as she explores the state’s foodways through heirloom recipes. In this collection of more than one hundred third-generation (and older) recipes, Texans share not only the delicious dishes they inherited from their ancestors but the stories and traditions that accompany them.


John Schmutz, "The Bloody Fifth": The 5th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia: Volume 2: Gettysburg to Appomattox

John Schmutz reading

The Bloody Fifth

Tuesday, November 29th

6:00-8:00pm

 

 

Winner, 2018, Texas Association of Authors Book Award, Non-Fiction Military History


Mark Rybczyk, San Antonio Uncovered

Mark Rybczyk

San Antonio Uncovered

Saturday, November 19th 2016

6:00-8:00 pm

 

San Antonio Uncovered: Fun Facts and Hidden Histories Cover Image
By Mark Louis Rybczyk, Robert Rivard (Foreword by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781595347572
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Published: Maverick Books - September 27th, 2016

San Antonio is in the national spotlight as one of the fastest growing and most dynamic emerging major cities in America. Yet local lore has it that every Texan has two hometowns--his own and San Antonio. The Alamo City's charm, colorful surroundings, and diverse cultures combine to make it one of the most interesting places in Texas and the nation.


David Wood, What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars

David Wood

What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars      

Friday, November 18th 2016

6:00-8:00 pm

 

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$28.00
ISBN: 9780316264150
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - November 1st, 2016

From Pulitzer Prize-¬?winning journalist David Wood, a battlefield view of moral injury, the signature wound of America's 21st century wars.


Len Bourland, Normal's Just a Cycle on the Washing Machine

Len Bourland

Normal's Just a Cycle on the Washing Machine

Wednesday, November 30th 2016

6:00-8:00 pm

 

Normal's Just a Cycle on a Washing Machine: A Memoir Cover Image
By Len Bourland, Courtney Barrow (Cover Design by), Len Bourland (Designed by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780997741506
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Published: Epb Publishing - September 2nd, 2016

Award winning local humor columnist, Len Bourland was a writer/doctor's wife detailing a normal life of carpooling and raising her three young children in the halcyon 80s in a Dallas suburb known as "The Bubble." As she entered her forties, her bubble burst, and she went from a stay-at-home surgeon's wife to a single working mother hustling to make money, while raising adolescents who begin dat


W.W. McNeal, Plum Creek

W.W. McNeal

Plum Creek

Sunday, November 27th 2016

11:00-1:00 pm

 

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$22.95
ISBN: 9780875656410
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Published: Texas Christian University Press - October 31st, 2016

Plum Creek is a historical novel set in nineteenth-century Texas.  It is a coming-of-age story involving Billy McCulloch, a fifteen-year-old boy who accompanies a former Texas Ranger, a black man, and two of his uncles on a quest to rescue a fourteen-year-old girl.


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