Amazing Texas: Fascinating Facts, Entertaining Tales, Bizarre Happenings, and Historical Oddities about the Lonestar State

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The great state of Texas boasts many proud but curious traditions and trivia and this third volume of the Amazing America series enumerates fascinating facts, entertaining tales, bizarre happenings, and historical oddities that give the Lone Star State its intriguing and distinctive character. Native Texans, history enthusiasts, curious travelers, and armchair aficionados of Texas lore will be delighted by the unusual aspects and obscure details celebrated in these pages. Specific locations and visitor ...

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Overview

The great state of Texas boasts many proud but curious traditions and trivia and this third volume of the Amazing America series enumerates fascinating facts, entertaining tales, bizarre happenings, and historical oddities that give the Lone Star State its intriguing and distinctive character. Native Texans, history enthusiasts, curious travelers, and armchair aficionados of Texas lore will be delighted by the unusual aspects and obscure details celebrated in these pages. Specific locations and visitor information make this a useful guide to further explore the history, folklore, and folkways of this vast and diverse state.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780977808694
  • Publisher: Jefferson Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 7/15/2008
  • Series: Amazing America
  • Pages: 246
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

T. Jensen Lacey is a freelance writer, a journalist, a teacher, and a former newspaper columnist who has published more than 400 articles in numerous magazines and newspapers. She is the author of the Amazing America series, which includes Amazing North Carolina and Amazing Tennessee. She lives in Fairhope, Alabama.

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  • Posted January 10, 2010

    Too fast to press, I think

    Seems like this book should have been proofed for facts and sentence structure before printing. I found several errors.

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