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Barbara O'Connor, Virgin at the Speedway

Virgin at the Speedway By Barbie O'Connor Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780997576702
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Published: Zunne Group Racing, Inc. - May 18th, 2016

Luz Maria Dane, investment adviser, finds herself in a new world-at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway-when her friends Clint and Michelle Amberson ask her to help them manage Amberson Racing from May 1 until the Indy 500. Jeff Harwood, a former Amberson employee who now has his own IndyCar team, shows Luz around and quickly gets her up to speed.


E.R. Bills, Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Writers

E.R. Bills

Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Writers 

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016

2:00-4:00pm        

 

 

 Carmen Gray will appear for E. R. Bills to speak about their book Road Kill Texas Horror by Texas Writers. Carmen is  a Latina and Austin resident, and author of the best-reviewed story in the collection.

Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Writers By E. R. Bills (Editor), Bret McCormick (Editor) Cover Image
By E. R. Bills (Editor), Bret McCormick (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781681790794
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Published: Eakin Press - October 10th, 2016

An ancient demon plays cowboy and takes on the Texas Rangers. Three teenage girls sneak into a "body farm." An aging African American couple defies the Grim Reaper. An FBI agent discovers an entire city that's gone to the "dogs." A handyman learns that the fixer-upper he's working on has a doorway to the past that's way out of square. And a pack of possums gets into politics.


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 By Catherine Nixon Cooke 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 By Staff of the San Antonio Express-News, Jim Lefko (Foreword by) Cover Image
$29.95
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) By Nola McKey, Cora F. McKown (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nola McKey, Cora F. McKown (Illustrator)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781623494094
Availability: Not currently available
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.


Gordon Atkinson, Foy: On the Road to Lost

Gordon Atkinson

Foy: On the Road to Lost

Friday, December 9th 2016

6:00-8:00pm

 

About Foy: On the Road to Lost:

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 By Mark Louis Rybczyk, Robert Rivard (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Mark Louis Rybczyk, Robert Rivard (Foreword by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781595347572
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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

 

What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars By David Wood Cover Image
$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.

Most Americans are now familiar with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its prevalence among troops.


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