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Gaylon Finklea Hecker and Marianne Odom, Growing Up in the Lone Star State: Notable Texans Remember Their Childhoods

Gaylon Finklea Hecker is a journalist and the author of four books about Texas history.

Marianne Odom is a journalism professor at San Antonio College.

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$55.93
ISBN: 9780999731840
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Published: Briscoe Ctr for Amer History UT-Austin - June 1st, 2021

Gaylon Finklea Hecker and Marianne Odom began the interviews for this book in 1981 and devoted a professional lifetime to collecting the memories of accomplished Texans to determine what, if anything, about growing up in the Lone Star State prepared them for success.

The resulting forty-seven oral history interviews begin with tales from the early 1900s, when Texas was an agrarian state,


Mary Lynne Gasaway Hill, Ph.D., FRSA, Horizons of Joy: Poetic Thresholds for Winter

Mary Lynne Gasaway Hill, Ph.D., FRSA, serves as a professor and graduate program director in the Department of English Literature and Language, as well as moderator for the chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English Honor Society, and Internship Coordinat

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ISBN: 9780972556248
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Published: River Lily Press - October 14th, 2021

David H. Garcia, Pandemic Preaching

David H. Garcia is a San Antonio priest of forty-six years, and well-known as rector of the historic San Fernando Cathedral, director of the World Heritage Old Spanish Missions and Senior Advisor to Catholic Relief Services. A Fellow at both Harvard and Notre Dame Universities, he brings a wealth of theology and pastoral experience as well as civic engagement to his preaching.

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ISBN: 9781666730500
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Published: Wipf & Stock Publishers - October 21st, 2021

F. Howard Billings, When Gods War (Roman Candle)

F. Howard Billings is an aerospace engineer with 39 years experience writing technical procedures for various aeronautical platforms, and from 2008-2014, was the creative force of the satirical website www.shallowtimes.com, since taken down. His interests in astronomy, history, geology and other fields has resulted in When Gods War (Roman Candle).

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ISBN: 9781524692056
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Published: Authorhouse - June 14th, 2017

The stone-age, cave-like beings of Zeon have certain death coming straight at them in the form of the neighboring planet Tareon. Zeon and Tareon orbit their sun in opposite directions, and every time they pass each other, Tareon draws Zeon closer and closer to Tareon's own orbit path. With no technology and only just beginning to discover electricity, the Zeons have no chance for survival.


Joshua Nguyen, Come Clean

Joshua Nguyen is a Vietnamese American writer, a collegiate national poetry slam champion (CUPSI), and a native Houstonian. He is the author of the chapbook American Lục Bát for My Mother. He is a PhD student at the University of Mississippi, where he also received his MFA.

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ISBN: 9780299336042
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - November 30th, 2021

Joshua Nguyen's sharp, songlike, and often experimental collection compartmentalizes past trauma—sexual and generational—through the quotidian. Poems aim to confront the speaker's past by physically, and mentally, cleaning up.


Keith Rees, This Enchanted Old Ruin

keith rees author photoI am a best selling author of fiction, science fiction, historical fiction, poetry and one children's book. I have written 12 novels and two that are not yet published. I also have two collections of poetry.

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By Emily Zieroth (Illustrator), Keith R. Rees
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ISBN: 9798732202069
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Published: Independently Published - May 14th, 2021

Travel along with young Miss Penelope as she goes on a wondrous tour of a whimsical, yet magical castle where time has no meaning.


Florence Weinberg, Before the Alamo

Florence attended high school in 1946-50 in Viola, Arkansas, and became a star basketball player. She then began studies for the Bachelor of Arts degree at Park College near Kansas City, Missouri. She graduated magna cum laude in 1954 with a specialization in French and Spanish language and literature.

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ISBN: 9781737418290
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Published: Maywood House - September 17th, 2021

Emilia Altamirano, Tejana, half Native American, half Spanish, is the daughter of a Royalist officer who fought against Mexico's independence in the Battle of the Medina River. Growing up in Bexar de San Antonio, she becomes literate, is adopted as a ward of Jos Antonio Navarro, and acts as a page in the Ayuntamiento (City Council).


Norma Garcia, In Spite of My Disability

Do you or someone you love have a disability? Do they need encouragement and hope that their future will be productive or meaningful? This book will take you on a journey with a girl born with Cerebral Palsy who overcame difficult odds in her life and became an independent woman with a degree and a husband with two children of her own.

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ISBN: 9781630502997
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Published: Xulon Press - January 12th, 2020

Do you or someone you love have a disability? Do they need encouragement and hope that their future will be productive or meaningful? This book will take you on a journey with a girl born with Cerebral Palsy who overcame difficult odds in her life and became an independent woman with a degree and a husband with two children of her own.


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