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Bartee Haile, Texas Entertainers: Lone Stars in Profile

Bartee Haile began writing “This Week in Texas History” in 1983 for small-town and suburban newspapers across the Lone Star State. Thirty-five years and more than 1,800 columns later, it is the most widely read and longest-running feature of its kind ever. Texas Entertainers: Lone Stars in Profile is his fifth book for The History Press.

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ISBN: 9781467141512
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Published: History Press - March 25th, 2019

In keeping with its reputation for size and spectacle, Texas has produced a staggering number of stars. Although many hailed from towns too small to have a post office, they occupied the spotlight on the largest of stages. Roger Miller's songs made him the "King of the Road," and Howard Hughes stretched his vision across the skies of the silver screen.

Megan Griswold, The Book of Help: A Memoir in Remedies

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ISBN: 9781635652208
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Published: Rodale Books - January 22nd, 2019

LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSLLER • WINNER OF THE NAUTILUS BOOK AWARD • “In a world full of spiritual seekers, Megan Griswold is an undisputed all-star. What a delightful journey!”—Elizabeth Gilbert, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Magic and Eat, Pray, Love

M. Ward Leon, Blood of the Beast

M. Ward Leon had a long illustrious career in advertising having started his career working with many of the advertising legends of the Mad Men era. While working on the Volkswagen account, one of his ads was inducted into the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Design.

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ISBN: 9781949472868
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Published: Beacon Publishing Group - February 1st, 2019

Blood of the Beast is the story of an international French eco-terrorist group who has taken its name, 'Le Gang de la Cl de Singe, ' from Edward Abbey's novel The Monkey Wrench Gang.

Lonn Taylor, Turning the Pages of Texas

Lonn Taylor retired in 2002 after twenty years as a historian on the staff of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History. He is originally from Fort Worth and is a graduate of Texas Christian University. He is the author of numerous scholarly books and articles on the architecture and decorative arts of the Southwest.

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ISBN: 9780875657165
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Published: Texas Christian University Press - February 28th, 2019

Turning the Pages of Texas is a collection of sixty essays about Texas books, authors, book collectors, libraries, and bookstores.

The Impossible Winterbourne Presents...the Alphabots

Who is The Impossible Winterbourne?

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ISBN: 9780692743782
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Published: Mascot Books - February 6th, 2018

The Impossible Winterbourne has just finished another clever and captivating collection of contraptions--the AlphaBots From AquaBot to ZombiBot, these whimsical works of wonder come to life in this beautifully illustrated alphabet book sure to capture the imagination of any young inventor.

Drew Dozier, God and the Bee

Drew Dozier lives in Texas and calls San Angelo and Seguin home. She is a professional photographer, certified lay speaker, ropes course facilitator, and avid geocacher. God and the Bee was one of the first stories shared during "Children's Time" at church in Seguin. Seeing the beauty of God's world in everyday ways is her goal and she hopes that all who read this book will experience His wonder.

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ISBN: 9781620869314
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Mascot Books - December 1st, 2015

Billy Copeland, Growing Up Lucky

Billy Copeland grew up on ranches in South Texas around Beeville and San Antonio. Yes, in the 40s and 50s there were still ranches close to San Antonio! He went to Northside High School and was President of the 1954 class. He was drafted into the army in November, 1954, and served two years in Germany. After the army he went to San Antonio College at night while working during the day.

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By Billy M. Copeland, Marvin Tabacon (Illustrator), Jim Villaflores (Cover Design by)
ISBN: 9781943492411
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Published: ELM Grove Publishing - September 1st, 2018

"Growing Up Lucky" is the story of a young man who grew up lucky at a time of great conflict and against all odds...based on the true-life adventures of James Michael "J.J." Willard.


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