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Texas: Land of Legend and Lore
     

Texas: Land of Legend and Lore

by Bill Cannon
 
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

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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.

Editorial Reviews

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
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.
Beaumont Enterprise
... entertaining and enformative
— Glenn Dromgoole
The Port Arthur News - Darraugh Doiran
Odd names of Texas towns make up some of the tasty tidbits in Texas: Land of Legend and Lore.
Beaumont Enterprise - Glenn Dromgoole
"... entertaining and enformative"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556229497
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
10/15/2004
Pages:
240
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.

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