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Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians

by Justin Martin

Brilliant portrait of a time and place that launched American Bohemia and liberated the genius of Walt Whitman


Doctor Mary in Arabia: Memoirs

by Mary Bruins Allison, Sandra J. Shaw & Lucie Wood , Ph.D. Saunders

Until fairly recently, Arab women rarely received professional health care, since few women doctors had ever practiced in Arabia and their culture forbade them from consulting male doctors. Not surprisingly,...


The Life of Stephen F. Austin, Founder of Texas, 1793-1836: A Chapter in the Westward Movement of the Anglo-American People

by Eugene C. Barker

Almost a hundred years after the death of Stephen F. Austin this first full-length biography was published. And for almost a quarter of a century-dividing his time between editing, teaching, textbook writing,...


Gideon Lincecum, 1793-1874: A Biography

by Lois Wood Burkhalter

In Gideon Lincecum's lifetime the United States expanded from fifteen to thirty-eight states-and Lincecum moved always with or ahead of that expansion. Possessed of a driving intellectual curiosity undeterred...


Brann and the Iconoclast

by Charles Carver

"They wouldn't let him rest-even in his grave." Thus Charles Carver opens his story of the climactic years of a journalist who had poured out such blazing prose that readers from England to Hawaii mourned his...


Ambassadors at Sea: The High and Low Adventures of a Diplomat

by Henry E., Jr. Catto

In 1969, Henry Catto was selling insurance in San Antonio, Texas. Just twenty years later, he presented his credentials as ambassador to the Court of St. James's to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, at Buckingham...


The Oprah Phenomenon

by Jennifer Harris

With a Foreword by Robert J. Thompson Her image is iconic: Oprah Winfrey has built an empire on her ability to connect with and inspire her audience. No longer just a name, "Oprah" has become a brand representing...


Three Men in Texas: Bedichek, Webb, and Dobie

by Ronnie Dugger

This book is a tribute to "an incomparable triumvirate." "One was a naturalist, one a historian, and one a chronicler, but each of them was each of these. The manly love between them, a handsome thing in times...


Carlos Lacerda, Brazilian Crusader: Volume I: The Years 1914-1960

by John W.F. Dulles

Playwright, journalist, and spectacularly successful governor, Carlos Lacerda was Brazil's foremost orator in the 20th century and its most controversial politician. He might have become president in the 1960s...


Carlos Lacerda, Brazilian Crusader: Volume II: The Years 1960-1977

by John W. F. Dulles

From reviews of Volume I: "Brazilian Crusader is no doubt the best biography yet produced on Lacerda and the second volume . . . is certainly worth waiting for." -Luso-Brazilian Review Journalist and spectacularly...


Maury Maverick: A Political Biography

by Richard B. Henderson

Maury Maverick was possibly the first liberal United States Congressman from Texas to achieve national and even international stature. A dedicated Democrat, he was ready to attack Franklin D. Roosevelt whenever...


Samuel Bell Maxey: A Biography

by Louise Horton

Samuel Bell Maxey was an important political figure in nineteenth-century Texas, but no previous book-length study of his life and career has been published. Louise Horton has utilized his private papers as...


Working the Waterfront: The Ups and Downs of a Rebel Longshoreman

by Gilbert Mers

"Somebody said, 'History is written by the winners. The losers have nothing to say.' This book is by one of the losers, a bit player, not the star of the drama." So begins Gilbert Mers in these personal recollections...


Jake

by Peggy Pickle, Jake Pickle & Ann Richards

"My life has been given special purpose," Jake Pickle says. "Some men live to make money, drink, chase women, collect art, excel at a sport, or pursue other things that give them pleasure. The thing I got hooked...


Patricia Neal: An Unquiet Life

by Stephen Shearer

With her commanding presence, legendary actress Patricia Neal (1926-2010) anchored such classic movies as The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), A Face in the Crowd (1957), and Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) ....


Black Texas Women: 150 Years of Trial and Triumph

by Ruthe Winegarten, Janet G. Humphrey & Frieda Werden

Women of all colors have shaped families, communities, institutions, and societies throughout history, but only in recent decades have their contributions been widely recognized, described, and celebrated. This...


Mary Austin Holley: A Biography

by Rebecca Smith Lee

Mary Austin Holley found life challenging and made it interesting for others. As wife and widow of Horace Holley, eminent orator, clergyman, and educator, and as cousin and friend of Stephen F. Austin, founder...


No Quittin' Sense

by the Reverend C. C. White & Ada Morehead Holland

This story, set in the Piney Woods country of East Texas, spans most of a century, from shortly after the close of the Civil War to the 1960's. It is the story of Charley White, who was born in the middle of...


Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride as Air Force One Pilot, White House Aide, and Personal Confidant

by James U. Cross, Denise Gamino & Gary Rice

When Lyndon Baines Johnson wanted to go somewhere, there was no stopping him. This dynamic president called for Air Force One as others summon a taxi-at a moment's notice, whatever the hour or the weather. And...


Will Clayton: A Short Biography

by Ellen Clayton Garwood

Will Clayton left his mark on world commerce through the development of Anderson, Clayton & Co., the world's largest cotton marketing firm; he made an equally important impress on international economics and...