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    “Her poems are marked by bursts of lyric beauty, deft storytelling, and haunting set pieces.” —Geoffrey Brock, author of Voices Bright Flags and judge

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    Francis Edward “Ab” Abernethy served as the Secretary-Editor of the Texas Folklore Society for over three decades, managing the organization’s daily operations and helping it grow.

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    “Thank goodness for people like Carol Comer and Dianne Gregg who did their part to lift our culture by supporting and sharing with the world powerful music by powerful musicians who happened to be women.” —Maria Schneider, Grammy Award-winning composer and big-band leader

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    “Thumbs up!” —Merle Haggard

     

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    “A fascinating and highly relevant argument out of some complicated material.” —Alan Warren, author of Burma 1942

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    “This will be a very successful book—with topics part familiar and part surprising, but always informative and entertaining.” —Cary D. Wintz, co-editor of Major Problems in Texas History

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    “A compelling account of the unorthodox women who brilliantly helped sustain the vital flow of military aircraft around the country at the height of World War II.” —Dorothy Cochrane, Curator of the National Air and Space Museum

     

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    Sutherland Springs, Texas, will be recognized for its thorough research and scholarship.” —M.J. Morgan, author of Border Sanctuary and Land of Big Rivers

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    “With its distinguished array of authors and impressive array of topics, this volume will be welcomed by readers of Texas history.” —Patrick G. Williams, author of Beyond Redemption

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    “An absorbing, skillfully told narrative biography that effectively transports the reader to a rugged and lawless century past.” —Midwest Book Review

UNT Press publishes three books this month.