Lone Star Nation: How Texas Will Transform America

Lone Star Nation: How Texas Will Transform America

by Richard Parker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605987149
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 10/28/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Richard Parker is an award-winning journalist who writes about political, economic, technological and social change. His work appears in the Op-Ed and Sunday Review sections of the New York Times, the Columbia Journalism Review and other major newspapers. He lives in the Texas Hill Country outside Austin.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Part 1 1

1 Texas 3

2 Great Migrations 15

3 The Cowboy 34

4 A Century of Oil 48

Part 2 69

5 American Colossus 71

6 The Fountain of Youth 87

7 Legacy and Promise 105

8 Promise and Peril 118

Part 3 127

9 Disaster 129

10 Abdication of Power 145

11 Pink, Purple, and Blue 158

12 The Anointed One 173

Part 4 189

13 Texas, 2014 191

14 Texas and America, 2050 208

15 Texas, Reconsidered 222

Acknowledgments 233

References and Works Consulted 237

Famous Texans: The Texas 300 249

Texas in Quotes 261

Index 265

About the Author 272

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