Top 10 Best Places To Live In Texas

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  • Picture Perfect Waxahachie the Best Town in Texas

    • ISBN: 0979501008
    • Brand: Brand: Great Collections Publications
    • Manufacturer: Great Collections Publications

    Picture Perfect Waxahachie the Best Town in Texas.

  • The 35 Best Ghost Towns in East Texas

    • Manufacturer: Best of East Texas Publishers

  • Ghost towns of Texas

    • ISBN: 0806119977
    • Brand: Brand: University of Oklahoma Press
    • Manufacturer: University of Oklahoma Press

    Briefly describes the history of eighty-eight Texas ghost towns, explains the reasons for their decline, and includes directions

  • Wild Edible Plants of Texas: A Pocket Guide to the Identification, Collection, Preparation, and Use of 60 Wild Plants of the Lone Star State

    • ISBN: 0977133397
    • Manufacturer: Lincoln Town Pr

    Designed as a light-weight and field-portable reference booklet, Wild Edible Plants of Texas, highlights the Lone Star State's most important edible wild plants. To the point and understandable, this guide best suits the prepper or outdoor enthusiast in need of a salient introduction to the field. No fluff. Just the facts.Each of the 62 entries are... [read more]

  • A Death in Texas: A Story of Race, Murder, and a Small Town's Struggle for Redemption

    • ISBN: 0805072772
    • Manufacturer: Holt Paperbacks

    On June 7, 1998, a trio of young white men chained a black man named James Byrd, Jr., to the bumper of a truck and dragged him three miles down a country road. From the initial investigation and through the trials and their aftermath, A Death in Texas follows the turns of events through the eyes of Sheriff Billy Rowles and other townspeople trying ... [read more]

  • A Hanging in Nacogdoches: Murder, Race, Politics, and Polemics in Texas's Oldest Town, 1870-1916 (Clifton And Shirley Caldwell Texas Heritage Series)

    • ISBN: 0292712995
    • Manufacturer: University of Texas Press

    On October 17, 1902, in Nacogdoches, Texas, a black man named James Buchanan was tried without representation, condemned, and executed for the murder of a white family—all in the course of three hours. Two white men played pivotal roles in these events: Bill Haltom, a leading local Democrat and the editor of the Nacogdoches Sentinel, who condemne... [read more]

  • Tulia: Race, Cocaine, and Corruption in a Small Texas Town

    • ISBN: 9781586484545
    • Brand: Brand: PublicAffairs
    • Manufacturer: PublicAffairs

    This true story of race and injustice in a small west Texas town "resembles... a modern day To Kill a Mockingbird--or would, that is, if the novel were a true story and Atticus had won" (New York Times Book Review)In the summer of 1999, in the tiny west Texas town of Tulia, thirty-nine people, almost all of them black, were arrested and charged wit... [read more]

  • Another Year Finds Me in Texas: The Civil War Diary of Lucy Pier Stevens

    • ISBN: 1477308466
    • Manufacturer: University of Texas Press

    Lucy Pier Stevens, a twenty-one-year-old woman from Ohio, began a visit to her aunt's family near Bellville, Texas, on Christmas Day, 1859. Little did she know how drastically her life would change on April 4, 1861, when the outbreak of the Civil War made returning home impossible. Stranded in enemy territory for the duration of the war, how would ... [read more]

  • Texas BBQ, Small Town to Downtown (Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture)

    • ISBN: 1477316701
    • Manufacturer: University of Texas Press

    In Texas BBQ, Wyatt McSpadden immortalized the barbecue joints of rural Texas in richly authentic photographs that made the people and places in his images appear as timeless as barbecue itself. The book found a wide, appreciative audience as barbecue surged to national popularity with the success of young urban pitmasters such as Austin’s Aaron ... [read more]

  • Texas BBQ (Jack and Doris Smothers series in Texas history, life, and culture)

    • ISBN: 0292718586
    • Brand: Mcspadden, Wyatt/ Harrison, Jim (FRW)/ Morthland, John (CRT)
    • Manufacturer: University of Texas Press

    To Texans, barbecue is elemental. Succulent, savory, perfumed with smoke and spice, it transcends the term "comfort food." It's downright heavenly, and it's also a staff of Texas life. Like a dust storm or a downpour, barbecue is a force of Texas nature, a stalwart tie to the state's cultural and culinary history. Though the word is often shortened... [read more]

  • The Last Sheriff in Texas: A True Tale of Violence and the Vote

    • ISBN: 1619029960
    • Manufacturer: Counterpoint

    An Amazon Best History Book of the Month "[A] narrative with resonance well beyond seekers of Texas history. The Last Sheriff in Texas would be an amazing allegory for our times, were it fiction. Instead it suggests cultural trenches that we view as new that were dug decades ago." ―Houston Chronicle Beeville, Texas, was the most American of sma... [read more]

  • In Plain Sight: The Kaufman County Prosecutor Murders

    • ISBN: 0062363506
    • Manufacturer: William Morrow

    JUDGE. JURY. EXECUTIONER. On a cold January morning, the killer executed Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse in broad daylight. Eight shots fired a block from the Kaufman County Courthouse. Two months later, a massacre. The day before Easter, the couple slept. Bunnies, eggs, a flower centerpiece gracing the table. Death rang their doorbell and ... [read more]

  • Ghost Towns & Historical Haunts in Arizona (Historical and Old West)

    • ISBN: 0914846108
    • Brand: Brand: Golden West Pub
    • Manufacturer: Primer Publishers

    Read the stories that first appeared in the Arizona Republic and Phoenix Gazette reveal real life in the old mining towns in words and photos.

  • Desert Discord: Marijuana, Music, and Murder in a West Texas Town

    • ISBN: 1632991586
    • Manufacturer: River Grove Books

    It's 1970 in the small West Texas city of Duro. Andy is a twenty-three-year-old classical musician who moves around in all strata of society, from the elite to petty criminals. One night, he is attacked and beaten unconscious by young men who think he is gay, and he sustains a serious brain injury. As he gradually recovers, he is changed. He has ... [read more]

  • Deliver Us: Three Decades of Murder and Redemption in the Infamous I-45/Texas Killing Fields

    • ISBN: 0062300490
    • Manufacturer: Harper

    Critically acclaimed author Kathryn Casey delivers a riveting account of the brutal murders of young women in the I-45/Texas Killing Fields—a chilling true story that has already helped police uncover evidence that may link suspected serial killer William Lewis Reece to some of the heinous crimes Over a three-decade span, more than twenty women... [read more]

  • Inside the Texas Chicken Ranch: The Definitive Account of the Best Little Whorehouse (Landmarks)

    • ISBN: 1467135631
    • Brand: History Pr
    • Manufacturer: The History Press

    Thanks to the classic Dolly Parton film The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and ZZ Top's ode "La Grange," many people think they know the story of the infamous Chicken Ranch. The reality is more complex, lying somewhere between heartbreaking and absurd. For more than a century, dirt farmers and big-cigar politicians alike rubbed shoulders at the Ch... [read more]

  • Settled in the Wild: Notes from the Edge of Town

    • ISBN: 1565126181
    • Brand: Algonquin Books
    • Manufacturer: Algonquin Books

    Whether we live in cities, suburbs, or villages, we are encroaching on nature, and it in one way or another perseveres. Naturalist Susan Shetterly looks at how animals, humans, and plants share the land―observing her own neighborhood in rural Maine. She tells tales of the locals (humans, yes, but also snowshoe hares, raccoons, bobcats, turtles, s... [read more]

  • Small Town Christmas (Deep in the Heart of Texas)

    • Manufacturer: Forever

  • Terror In A Texas Town

  • God and Production in a Guatemalan Town (Texas Pan American Series)

    • ISBN: 0292727429
    • Manufacturer: University of Texas Press

    Since the late 1970s, Protestantism has emerged as a major force in the political and economic life of rural Guatemala. Indeed, as Sheldon Annis argues in this book, Protestantism may have helped tip Guatemala's guerrilla war in behalf of the army during the early 1980s.But what is it about Protestantism—and about Indians— that has led to massi... [read more]

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