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Taming of the Shrew -- Texas Style By C. David Claudon
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This acting edition of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew has been transplanted to the early 20th century Texas. The play was first performed under the direction of C. David Claudon at... More > Rich East High School in 2004.< Less
Taming of the Shrew -- Texas Style By C. David Claudon
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This acting edition of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew has been transplanted to the early 20th century Texas. The play was first performed under the direction of C. David Claudon at... More > Rich East High School in 2004.< Less
Mary - Book 3 of the Texas Tea Trilogy By Edwy Stewart
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Mary is the story of a powerful woman in the early part of the 20th century Texas oil world. She is in the middle of an industry run by men who feel that a woman has her place and it certainly isn't... More > in the boardroom. Mary and her company, however, are too big to ignore. The industry uses ridicule, manipulation and economic blackmail to try and stop her but her intellect and resourcefulness carry her through. All her enemies aren't strangers, one member of her family wants her destruction and he almost succeeds ! While this mayhem surrounds her life she manages to find a soul mate and produce a family which, of course, vastly complicates her life. Mary succeeds in ways that are uniquely her own as her story develops. Mary is the third book of the Texas Tea Trilogy, the first volume is 'Texas Tea', the second is 'Amos'. Information on both of these novels as well as other works written by Edwy Stewart can be found at www.edwystewart.us.< Less
Images in the Pines: Photographic and Poetic Essays of Life in East Texas By Barry Gray & Mike Meek
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Images in the Pines is more than a book of photographs and poems. It is a book of memories of life in East Texas in the late 1800s and early 20th Century. Newton County, as this book illustrates,... More > is unique within itself, yet so similar to all of East Texas in its history, its culture and its people. Even if you didn't grow up here, you'll find that these photographs and poems will rekindle memories and images of a simpler time, a time where the pace of life was slower and the world didn't seem so rushed or complicated. It is the hope of the authors that you will read and re-read these poems and look at the photographs, and each time you do, you will find a new meaning, new insight and inspiration in them. The ideas in this book should be a constant reminder of a part of Texas where the values of home, family, friends, hard work and community are as important today as they were yesterday.< Less
Images In the Pines: Photographic and Poetic Essays of Life In East Texas By Barry Gray & Mike Meek
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Images in the Pines is more than a book of photographs and poems. It is a book of memories of life in East Texas in the late 1800s and early 20th Century. Newton County, as this book illustrates,... More > is unique within itself, yet so similar to all of East Texas in its history, its culture and its people. Even if you didn't grow up here, you'll find that these photographs and poems will rekindle memories and images of a simpler time, a time where the pace of life was slower and the world didn't seem so rushed or complicated. It is the hope of the authors that you will read and re-read these poems and look at the photographs, and each time you do, you will find a new meaning, new insight and inspiration in them. The ideas in this book should be a constant reminder of a part of Texas where the values of home, family, friends, hard work and community are as important today as they were yesterday.< Less
Second Chances By Jan Richardson
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Marcie is willing to do anything, even advertise for a husband, to protect her brothers and sister from the ravages of the Great Depression. After spending eight years in prison for a crime he... More > didn’t commit, Wesley Nelson doesn’t feel he fits in anywhere. Not in the eyes of upstanding citizens or in the home of his sister and certainly not the railway lines, where he hitches a ride in his desperate search for work. His travels take him to a sleepy east Texas mill town, where something about the plight of Marcie Fletcher touches his bruised heart, filling his need for a normal life and a family of his own to love and nurture. While their own separate needs bring them to marriage, both Marcie and Wes realize that love has begun to blossom despite the bleakness of the ravaged economy. A secret from Wes’ past;; however, threatens to spoil the idyllic life they have built together.< Less
Second Chances By Jan Richardson
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Marcie is willing to do anything, even advertise for a husband, to protect her brothers and sister from the ravages of the Great Depression. After spending eight years in prison for a crime he... More > didn’t commit, Wesley Nelson doesn’t feel he fits in anywhere. Not in the eyes of upstanding citizens or in the home of his sister and certainly not the railway lines, where he hitches a ride in his desperate search for work. His travels take him to a sleepy east Texas mill town, where something about the plight of Marcie Fletcher touches his bruised heart, filling his need for a normal life and a family of his own to love and nurture. While their own separate needs bring them to marriage, both Marcie and Wes realize that love has begun to blossom despite the bleakness of the ravaged economy. A secret from Wes’ past;; however, threatens to spoil the idyllic life they have built together.< Less
Texans Always Move Them: By Jeffrey Dixon Murrah
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A history of Texas filled with colorful anecdotes and quotes from famous Texans. It includes expanded coverage of topics most frequently searched for from pre-history through the 21st century noting... More > important Texans and their accomplishments. Besides covering political and military events, this volume also covers Texas art, religion, music and writers. The comprehensive inclusion of these varied disciplines makes this a history book that covers just about every major aspect of how Texans and their State have influenced the world. This volume is sure to provide hours of enjoyable reading and thought provoking conversation.< Less
Wings Over America: William Doyle Harris and Aerlyn Augusta Hatter, One Family’s Story By Peggy Harris Dionne
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William Doyle Harris’ military career from 1940 to 1970 paralleled the birth of today’s US Air Force, as well as three wars: World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Aerlyn Augusta Hatter was... More > his partner in life and, in many ways, a partner throughout his career. Wings over America, by Peggy Harris Dionne, honors her parents’ contribution to the “wings over America” of their generation, as well as records their life story. This story shares how William and Aerlyn grew up in small rural Texas towns in modest, almost destitute, circumstances. It tells how William finished high school at age twenty-one, attended college, joined the Army Air Corp, and went on to make the Air Force his career and calling. Aerlyn was his partner in this—a willing and adventurous traveler, anchor, and homemaker in many lands, and a gracious, accomplished lady in her own right. Inspiring and encouraging, Wings over America offers a look at one family’s life and service in the military and gives unique insight into American history.< Less
Wings over America: William Doyle Harris and Aerlyn Augusta Hatter, One Family’s Story By Peggy Harris Dionne
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William Doyle Harris’ military career from 1940 to 1970 paralleled the birth of today’s US Air Force, as well as three wars: World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Aerlyn Augusta Hatter was... More > his partner in life and, in many ways, a partner throughout his career. Wings over America, by Peggy Harris Dionne, honors her parents’ contribution to the “wings over America” of their generation, as well as records their life story. This story shares how William and Aerlyn grew up in small rural Texas towns in modest, almost destitute, circumstances. It tells how William finished high school at age twenty-one, attended college, joined the Army Air Corp, and went on to make the Air Force his career and calling. Aerlyn was his partner in this—a willing and adventurous traveler, anchor, and homemaker in many lands, and a gracious, accomplished lady in her own right. Inspiring and encouraging, Wings over America offers a look at one family’s life and service in the military and gives unique insight into American history.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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