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Cliff Etheredge, Flying With One Wing

Cliff Etheredge was born in Roscoe, Texas on September 21, 1942, to Pete and Hilda Etheredge. He had one brother, Jay. Cliff graduated from Roscoe High School and Texas Tech University. He then began farming with his dad in the Wastella community northwest of Roscoe. He was a member of the Texas National Guard for six years. In 1972, Cliff was severely injured in a farming accident resulting in the amputation of his right arm.

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ISBN: 9781684562848
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Published: Page Publishing, Inc. - July 22nd, 2019

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ISBN: 9780960006724
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Published: Cliff Etheredge Inc - January 24th, 2019

Here are the surprising insightful poems, observations and thoughts of Cliff Etheredge, a one-armed Stetson hat-wearing former cotton farmer from West Texas. His thoughts about life, struggle, unfairness, honesty, conviction, morality and love flow from his left hand onto the paper with seeming ease.

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ISBN: 9780960006700
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Published: Cliff Etheredge Inc - December 14th, 2018

Clifford Etheredge was a farmer in West Texas for many years. Even after a farming accident took his right arm, he continued to farm. During this time he began to write poetry as a way to relax. Cliff likes to read and write and starting writing down his thoughts and poems. He feels they are profound and wanted them in print so that other people could enjoy them.

John Langmore, Fault Lines: Portraits of East Austin

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By John Langmore, Michael King (Foreword by), Wilhelmina Delco (With)
ISBN: 9781595348975
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Published: Maverick Books - October 31st, 2019

East Austin, just across Interstate 35 from Austin, Texas's capital city, is a historically working-class neighborhood that in recent years has become an arts district and hotbed for real estate developers targeting a young urban population.

E. R. Bills, The San Marcos 10: An Antiwar Protest in Texas

E.R. Bills graduated from Texas State University with a BA in journalism in 1990.

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By E. R. Bills, Joe R. Lansdale (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781467141277
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Published: History Press - October 7th, 2019

On November 13, 1969, ten students at Texas State University were suspended for participating in a peaceful protest against the Vietnam War. They had kept vigil in front of the Huntington Mustangs, bearing signs that read, "Vietnam Is an Edsel" and "44,00.

Alyssa Banta, The Texas Ranch Sisterhood

Alyssa Banta is an award-winning photojournalist and writer. Her work has taken her all over the world, where she has photographed for international publications and aid agencies. She lives in her home town of Fort Worth, Texas.

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ISBN: 9781625858481
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Published: History Press - October 14th, 2019

Most people may think of ranchers and cowboys as men. But although they are under-chronicled, ranch women work from dark to dark, keeping step with hired hands, brothers, fathers and husbands. They blaze trails through unforgiving scrub. They cook supper and feed bulls. At any given time, they wear the hats-and the gloves-of geologist, veterinarian, lawyer and mechanic.

Jeff Wells, Nine Days in Hell: A British Commando in Arnhem (Walk Among Heroes)

Written by a soldier, for a soldier, author Jeff Wells frames Rod’s military experiences within the strategic significance of Operation Market Garden.  Incorporating the work of other historians and his own experiences in combat, Wells frames Rod’s role within the greater context of World War II. 

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By Steve Davidson (Editor), Dante DiPasquale (Illustrator), Jeff Wells
ISBN: 9781692319496
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Published: Independently Published - September 10th, 2019

A teenager during the Battle of Britain, Rod enlisted in the British Army at age seventeen, prepared to fight as an Infantryman in World War II. Following a successful Normandy invasion, Rod planned to join the Allies' rapid advance across Europe. Just weeks into Basic Training, Rod was selected for Commando School, destined to join an elite group of special operations war fighters.

Sid Balman, Jr., Seventh Flag

Sid Balman Jr., a Pulitzer-nominated national security correspondent, has covered wars in the Persian Gulf, Somalia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Kosovo, and has traveled extensively with two American presidents and four secretaries of state on overseas diplomatic missions.

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ISBN: 9781684630141
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Published: Sparkpress - October 8th, 2019

David L. Peche, San Antonio's Historic Hotels

David L. Peché, a San Antonio native, has been collecting and researching San Antonio hotel history since 2006. Images for this book have been sourced from an array of collectors, hotel staff albums, business archives, local library repositories, and university collections.

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By David L. Peché, Henry Cisneros (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781467102476
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - October 21st, 2019

Recognized as the oldest continuously operating hotel west of the Mississippi, the Menger Hotel opened its doors in 1859. Business-minded men and women followed suit, establishing inns, lodges, motels, and hotels for tourists, businessmen, and passers-through that offered a wide range of amenities. The Crockett Hotel has overlooked the Alamo since 1909. The St.


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