Generations and Other True Stories

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28. This third collection of true stories from award-winning journalist and novelist Bryan Woolley with an introduction by author John Nichols includes the deeply moving title story "Generations," as well as his features and personality profiles from The Dallas Morning News. In this volume of twenty-seven pieces, including the winner of a 1995 Missouri Lifestyles Journalism Award, "Poets Lariat," Woolley explores Dashiell Hammett's San Francisco and recalls the lost golden age of Mineral Wells, Texas. He returns ...
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El Paso, TX 1995 Hard Cover First Edition Near Fine in Near Fine jacket 8vo-Over 8"-9" Tall. Signed by Author HB. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. Signed by Author. 8vo-over ... 8"-9" Tall Octavo. xiii, 295 pp, quarterbound w/tan cloth covered boards w/aqua cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, dj blu-blk w/gilt-red lettering w/color wraparound illustration, SIGNED by the author. Third collection of true stories by Bryan Woolley includes Generations, his features & personality profiles from The Dallas Morning News. This volume has twenty-seven pieces. Read more Show Less

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28. This third collection of true stories from award-winning journalist and novelist Bryan Woolley with an introduction by author John Nichols includes the deeply moving title story "Generations," as well as his features and personality profiles from The Dallas Morning News. In this volume of twenty-seven pieces, including the winner of a 1995 Missouri Lifestyles Journalism Award, "Poets Lariat," Woolley explores Dashiell Hammett's San Francisco and recalls the lost golden age of Mineral Wells, Texas. He returns to the site of a mysterious 1947 crash, believed to be that of a UFO in Roswell, New Mexico. He meets such people as musician and mystery writer Kinky Friedman, talks to residents of Alpine, Texas, about their famous new neighbor, Robert James Waller, author of Bridges of Madison County, and mourns the retirement of cartoonist Gary Larson.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780874042351
  • Publisher: Texas Western Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/1995
  • Pages: 295
  • Product dimensions: 6.32 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.15 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Generations 1
2 The Hero's Hometown 15
3 The Meeting at Skillman Grove 23
4 Herbert Kokernot, Satchel Paige, and Me 33
5 The Art Snobs Meet Frankensteer 41
6 Kinky in Character 55
7 The Long Journey 63
8 Mrs. Miller 77
9 The Plant Hunter 83
10 An Ordeal by Fire 97
11 Where the Falcon Dwells 109
12 The City Tribe 115
13 Poets Lariat 131
14 The Mighty Quins 145
15 Fundamental Differences 161
16 The "Last Cowboy" of Brewster County 167
17 The Incident at Roswell 175
18 A Memoir of Hamilton and Comanche Counties 193
19 A Far-Gone Conclusion 205
20 A School of Hard Knocks 213
21 A Time to Reap 229
22 Crazy Water Days 235
23 How He Played the Game 253
24 Bloodline 259
25 Trouble Across the Pecos 271
26 The Reflecting Pool 287
27 Our House 291
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