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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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    “Byrd Williams IV reveals within four of the Williams’ family generations, an interesting dichotomy found in the photographic practices of the commercial and fine arts worlds.” —O. Rufus Lovett, photographer Kilgore Rangerettes

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    “I am enormously impressed by this project. There is high drama, tragedy, strong characters, conflict between families, vengeance, and a series of vicious shootouts.” —Bill O’Neal, State Historian of Texas

     

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    “One of the most compelling collections I’ve read in years. Every story is filled with luminous insights. Outstanding.” —Debra Magpie Earling, author of Perma Red

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    This is an excellent survey of the lives of the women in the Lone Star State. It fills a needed gap in the story of Civil War Texas.” —Anne J. Bailey, coeditor of Civil War Arkansas

     

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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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    “This work adds greatly to the literature on Texas identities and the variety of the Texas experience.” —Walter L. Buenger, co-editor of Beyond Texas through Time

     

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    “Thumbs up!” —Merle Haggard

     

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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

UNT Press publishes three books this month.