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Phil West, The United States of Soccer: MLS and the Rise of American Soccer Fandom

Phil West

The United States of Soccer: MLS and the Rise of American Soccer Fandom

Saturday, November 26th 2016

11:00-1:00 pm

 

The United States of Soccer: MLS and the Rise of American Soccer Fandom Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781468312416
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Abrams Press - November 15th, 2016

In 1988, FIFA decreed that the 1994 World Cup would be played in the United States – with the condition that the U.S. would start a new professional league. The North American Soccer League had failed just four years prior, and the prospects of launching a new league for Americans, who didn’t share the rest of the world’s love for soccer, were both exciting and daunting.


Mike Monroe, 100 Things Spurs Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

Mike Monroe

100 Things Spurs Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

Sunday, November 13th 2016

2:00-4:00 pm

 

100 Things Spurs Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die (100 Things...Fans Should Know) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781629371931
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Triumph Books - November 1st, 2016

100 Things Spurs Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of San Antonio basketball. Whether you're a die-hard fan from the days of George Gervin or a new supporter of Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge, this book contains everything Spurs fans should know, see, and do in their lifetime.


Max Krochmal, Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era (Justice, Power, and Politics)

Max Krochmal

Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era (Justice, Power, and Politics)

Friday, November 11th 2016

6:00-8:00 pm 

 

Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era (Justice) Cover Image
$55.93
ISBN: 9781469626758
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: University of North Carolina Press - November 14th, 2016

This book is about the other Texas, not the state known for its cowboy conservatism, but a mid-twentieth-century hotbed of community organizing, liberal politics, and civil rights activism.


Jay Brandon, Thanksgiving Eve

Jay Brandon

Thanksgiving Eve

Thursday, November 10th 2016

5:00-7:00 pm

 

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Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9781612967738
Availability: Special Order
Published: Black Rose Writing - October 27th, 2016

Ray Seymour receives frightening news from his doctor on Christmas Eve. He goes home, feeling sad and angry, to confront the tense atmosphere of his home. His wife, eight-year-old daughter, and fifteen-year-old son remain separate, not cohering into a family. Ray resolves to make things better in whatever time he has left. Unfortunately, his time has run out. Ray dies that evening.


Tamara Saviano, Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark

Tamara Saviano

Without Getting Killed or Caught

Tuesday, November 1st 2016

6:00-8:00 pm

  

Winner, 2016 the Belmont Book Award, Sponsored by the International Country Music Conference

For more than forty years, Guy Clark wrote and recorded unforgettable songs. His lyrics and melodies paint indelible portraits of the people, places, and experiences that shaped him.


Book signing and aerial yoga demonstration with Mel Aguirre

Mel Aguirre

The Innate Design

Saturday, Oct 29th

10:30-1:00 pm

The Innate Design: Implementing Self-Healing Techniques for the Modern Patient Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781504360029
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Balboa Press - July 27th, 2016

This book is an interdisciplinary collaboration between a yoga therapist and a family physician who have experienced the missing gap in allopathic medicine and are devoted to filling that void with holistic, sustainable 'prescriptions' to patients.


Sylvia Casares, The Enchilada Queen Cookbook

Sylvia Casares

The Enchilada Queen Cookbook

Saturday, November 19th 2016

11:00-1:00 pm

  

The Enchilada Queen Cookbook: Enchiladas, Fajitas, Tamales, and More Classic Recipes from Texas-Mexico Border Kitchens Cover Image
By Sylvia Casares, Oscar Casares (Contributions by), Dotty Griffith
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250082916
Availability: Special Order
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - November 1st, 2016

Better than going out for Mexican food!


Bobbie Malone, Lois Lenski: Storycatcher

Bobbie Malone

Lois Lenski: Storycatcher

Sunday, October 23rd 2016    

4:00-6:00 pm

Lois Lenski: Storycatcher Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780806153865
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: University of Oklahoma Press - July 22nd, 2016


For generations of children, including a young Oprah Winfrey, opening a Lois Lenski book has meant opening a world.


Barbara Dean Hendricks, The Building Arts of South Texas: Stories of Endangered Building Arts & the Craftsmen Who Keep Them Alive

Barbara Dean Hendricks

The Building Arts of South Texas

Friday, October 14th 2016

6:00-8:00 pm

 

The Building Arts of South Texas: Stories of Endangered Building Arts & The Craftsmen Who Keep Them Alive Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781941516072
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Franklin Scribes - January 15th, 2015

Ten master craftsmen, ten fascinating stories, one 486-page illustrated book about "old world" building trades craftsmen working today to help preserve historic buildings, and the families who have dedicated their lives to saving historic structures in South Texas.


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