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Ten Texas Feuds
     

Ten Texas Feuds

by Dale L. Walker (Foreword by), C. L. Sonnichsen
 

For twenty years, grassroots historian C. L. Sonnichsen went door to door through the backcountry of east and south-central Texas to coax tales from reluctant informants and peruse county documents on the colorful feuds that bloodied the state's early history. From these human explosions emerged legendary gangs such as the Regulators, Moderators, Hoodoos, Heel

Overview

For twenty years, grassroots historian C. L. Sonnichsen went door to door through the backcountry of east and south-central Texas to coax tales from reluctant informants and peruse county documents on the colorful feuds that bloodied the state's early history. From these human explosions emerged legendary gangs such as the Regulators, Moderators, Hoodoos, Heel Flies, and Boots. Personal vengeance righted intolerable wrongs and settled unbearable grievances. Sonnichsen notes, "The men who fought these battles were mostly pretty good people," but they harshly stamped their otherwise normal lives with bloody vengeance. Dale L. Walker, Sonnichsen's biographer, sketches the author's life, historical craft, and publishing and teaching career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826322999
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
06/01/2000
Series:
Historians of the Frontier and American West Series
Edition description:
2ND, REVISED
Pages:
260
Sales rank:
955,447
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.65(d)

Meet the Author


C. L. Sonnichsen, 1901-1991, was the author of numerous books and a longtime professor of English at the University of Texas, El Paso.

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