Wind through the Bayou City's colorful past in Marks Hinton's revised and expanded Historic Streets Houston: The Stories Behind the Names. The book tells tales of Houston politics and power, courage and sacrifice, heroes and scoundrels, humor and tragedy, myths and legends-all commemorated by the streets you drive on every day. This extensively researched collection provides an overview of the area's rich history that will make you a fascinating conversationalist or perhaps even inspire you to delve more deeply into the stories behind the signs.
|Publisher:||Bright Sky Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Marks Hinton obtained a BA from Southern Methodist University and has spent 35 years in the investment business as a stock broker, institutional salesman, securities analyst, research director, mutual fund manager, managing director, firm founder and a senior partner, in addition to owning a winery. The previous edition of this book was nominated for the Friends of the Texas Room / Julia Ideson Award for the Best History Book of 2008.