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WHAT A TEXAS! The Life and Times of Louis P. Cooke By Terrie Pau
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WHAT A TEXAS! The Life and Times of Louis P. Cooke is about the real life adventures of a young man who came to Texas to fight in the Texas revolution. Leaving West Point, he joined other volunteers... More > on the ship Matawomkeg ready for adventure in a new land. His voyage to Texas included being falsely imprisoned as a pirate in the Bahamas, almost ship wrecking near Cuba and a brawl in New Orleans. His life in Texas after the revolution saw him elected to Congress twice and by age 24 serving as Secretary of the Navy. His daring spirit got him into self-made trouble in a gunfight which led to a murder trial; but that same bravado made him a leader among men and spurred his brave actions against marauding Indians, Mexican bandits and an invading Mexican Army. Exhibiting the same bravery, he served as a spy for the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War. Born a Kentuckian he died a Texan. This is his story.< Less
Country Trails and Tales: Nostalgic Tales That Rekindle Memories of Home By Patrick A. Fancher
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“Country Trails and Tales” entertainingly combines humor and drama, some worthy of movie scripts, into tales leaving the reader yearning to return to simpler more treasured times. The... More > book transcends time and provides readers with a venture back to the cherished days of their youth. Recalling fall festivals, hay rides, apple bobbing’s, and pastimes such as having fun at the old swimming hole should boost this work to the top of one’s reading list. Remembering school days, youthful crushes, first kisses, romantic triumphs and disappointments, and life shaping events which occurred during childhood adds additional flavor to the book. Regardless as to whether one gets excited thinking about the sands cool grit between barefoot toes, or watermelons cooling in the creek’s edge, readers won’t be disappointed in this nostalgic spellbinding look back to yesteryear.< Less
Thoughts: A Tribute To Them By Desi Tsacalis & Sophia Weiss
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In this poetry collection, you get a vivid look into the eyes of the spectator. The seventh grade co-authors, Desi Tsacalis and Sophia Weiss, expanded the visual reach of the collection by adding... More > illustrations and pictures to some of the poems. Enjoy!< Less
Our Haunted Vacations By Colin Bryce
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This is a journal of my family's hobby of going on haunted vacations. Everything is 100% true. Nothing has been faked or misrepresented. It is just our record of our experiences. Adolphus Hotel, The... More > Lemp Mansion, The Myrtles Plantation, The Crescent Hotel, The Stanley Hotel, The Rogers hotel, The Jefferson Hotel, The Alamo, The Menger Hotel< Less
Our Haunted Vacations By Colin Bryce
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This is a journal of my family's hobby of going on haunted vacations. Everything is 100% true. Nothing has been faked or misrepresented. It is just our record of our experiences. Adolphus Hotel, The... More > Lemp Mansion, The Myrtles Plantation, The Crescent Hotel, The Stanley Hotel, The Rogers hotel, The Jefferson Hotel, The Alamo, The Menger Hotel< Less
B.A.B.E. 14 - The Latin Spitfire vs. The Texas Tornado By Clay Punch
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The Texas Tornado loves a good fight and tonight she's gettin' one! The Latin Spitfire is coming her way with the Red Scare by her side. And the Spitfire has something to prove tonight! Will the... More > Texan fall to the Spitfire like the Alamo or can the cowgirl overcome this serious threat?< Less
David Crockett: His Life and Adventures (Illustrated) By John S. C. Abbott
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David "Davy" Crockett was a celebrated 19th century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician. He is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet “King of the... More > Wild Frontier.” He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, served in the Texas Revolution, and died at the Battle of the Alamo. This narrative attempts faithfully to record the influences under which David Crockett was reared and the incidents of his wild and wondrous life. It begins with his ancestors' immigration to the American wilderness, his adventures among the Indians, his political career in Tennessee and beyond, and ending with his heroic stand at the Alamo.< Less
Amor y revolución en la vida de Muriel Dockendorff 1951-1974 By Mario Aguilar Benítez
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El 6 de agosto de 1974 Muriel Dockendorff fue detenida por un grupo de agentes de la DINA dirigidos por Osvaldo Romo y con la ayuda de su amiga de Concepción e informante de la DINA Marcia... More > Merino (‘la Flaca Alejandra’). Muriel Dockendorff fue interrogada y torturada en los centros de detención de calle Londres 38, Tres Alamos y Cuatro Alamos, desde donde fue llevada con destino desconocido y desapareció el 13 de septiembre de 1974. Esta es su historia.< Less
Amor y revolución en la vida de Muriel Dockendorff 1951-1974 By Mario Aguilar Benítez
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El 6 de agosto de 1974 Muriel Dockendorff fue detenida por un grupo de agentes de la DINA dirigidos por Osvaldo Romo y con la ayuda de su amiga de Concepción e informante de la DINA Marcia... More > Merino (‘la Flaca Alejandra’). Muriel Dockendorff fue interrogada y torturada en los centros de detención de calle Londres 38, Tres Alamos y Cuatro Alamos, desde donde fue llevada con destino desconocido y desapareció el 13 de septiembre de 1974. Esta es su historia.< Less
the Zany Time Travels of Warble McGorkle By Blackbird Crow Raven
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Warble McGorkle and his entourage travel back in time to alter history. Their meddling in Revolutionary Times, at Custer's Last Stand, the Alamo, Woodstock, as well as a detour to 1st century... More > Jerusalem to kidnap Jesus--or Judas--leads to catastrophic consequences for those living in modern times. Among the things Warble and his gang perpetrate are: 1. The origin of Preemptive Strikes (umpires calling strikes before the ball is thrown) 2. George Washington being banished to England for inventing the peanut (and thus being responsible for "Peanut Envy") 3. Changing song lyrics and altering drugs at Woodstock to change the politics and personalities of the hippies there 4. "Helping out" at the Alamo, so that it's the Mexicans who ultimately get "saddled" with Texas. These are just a few of the hilarious shenanigans that culminate in a climactic scene as the protagonists return to the present and see what their changes have wrought.< Less

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