The King Ranch: Truth and Myth: A History of the Greatest Ranch in Texas

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The King Ranch has been the subject of international fascination for over a century. Author Mona Sizer brings the great ranch's history to life in this warm-hearted story of love, passion, and power never before seen on this continent. Added to the story are terrifying tales of ancient ghosts that still imbue many of the secret places on the ranch with a sense of mystery and fear.

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Overview

The King Ranch has been the subject of international fascination for over a century. Author Mona Sizer brings the great ranch's history to life in this warm-hearted story of love, passion, and power never before seen on this continent. Added to the story are terrifying tales of ancient ghosts that still imbue many of the secret places on the ranch with a sense of mystery and fear.

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Brings the history of a Texas ranch to life. The author, a popular writer of historical romance novels who grew up near the ranch, uses her skills as a novelist to highlight the drama and excitement of a great part of Texas history. Includes b&w historical photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556226809
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/28/1999
  • Pages: 225
  • Sales rank: 1,394,268
  • Product dimensions: 5.64 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I Sailor on Horseback
The Truth
The Land Nobody Wanted 3
The Riverman 13
Into the Desert of the Dead 21
The Myth
The Ghost Horse 30
Part II The Captain and His Lady
The Truth
La Patrona Arrives 39
The Bureaucracy Takes Notice 47
Strife on the Border 57
The Myth
La Llorona 64
Part III Ruffle of Drums
The Truth
The Rebel Agent 71
Bandits on the Border 79
A Deafening Silence 88
The Myth
The Lost Gold of the Confederacy 95
Part IV A Bloody Peace
The Truth
R. King & Co. 105
"Los Gringos Crian Las Vacas Por Mi" 114
The Last Battles 123
The Myth
The Hunters 132
Part V "As I Myself Might Do"
The Truth
Aftermath 141
Winning and Losing 152
The Standard Passes 162
The Myth
The Ghost's Diamond 173
Part VI "The Walled Kingdom of Texas"
The Blood of Champions 183
King Ranch, Incorporated 194
The King Ranch International 208
Meanwhile Back at the Ranch 221
Glossary 227
Bibliography 231
Index 233
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