Texas: Land of Legend and Lore

Overview

There is a myriad of little known, often forgotten, and sometimes unbelievable events, places and people that make up the warp and woof of the Texas mystique. This book consists of intriguing facts taken from age-old legends about the people who developed and settled the state. A section called "Truth is Stranger than Fiction" will defy imagination. The Texas history buff is sure to enjoy "Forgotten Footnotes to Texas History." "Have You Ever Wondered?" will supply answers to questions about certain Texas legends...

See more details below
Paperback
$15.22
BN.com price
(Save 10%)$16.95 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $4.86   
  • New (4) from $8.51   
  • Used (6) from $4.86   
Sending request ...

Overview

There is a myriad of little known, often forgotten, and sometimes unbelievable events, places and people that make up the warp and woof of the Texas mystique. This book consists of intriguing facts taken from age-old legends about the people who developed and settled the state. A section called "Truth is Stranger than Fiction" will defy imagination. The Texas history buff is sure to enjoy "Forgotten Footnotes to Texas History." "Have You Ever Wondered?" will supply answers to questions about certain Texas legends and folklore. Texas: Land of Legend and Lore presents the Texas of fact and fantasy that so captivates the imaginations of Texans and non-Texans alike.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Beaumont Enterprise
... entertaining and enformative
— Glenn Dromgoole
Lufkin Daily News
The talents he used as a detective have served him well in tracking down unusual stories and forgotten facts about the Lone Star state.
Orange Leader
This is the book that will reveal those mysteries, informing and delighting readers of all ages with tales almost forgotten that define the Texan character.
The Port Arthur News
Odd names of Texas towns make up some of the tasty tidbits in Texas: Land of Legend and Lore.
— Darraugh Doiran
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556229497
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/15/2004
  • Edition number: 200
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,415,696
  • Product dimensions: 7.26 (w) x 8.44 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Cannon lives in Dallas and is the author of Tales from Toadsuck Texas, A Treasury of Texas Humor, and two volumes of A Treasury of Texas Trivia.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)