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    “Makes an important contribution to the history of twentieth-century music in Argentina and beyond.” —from the foreword by Harvey Sachs, author of Toscanini: Musician of Conscience

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    This anthology collects the 11 winners of the recent Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest, run by the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.

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    “I was riveted by the detailed account of the nefarious misadventures of these low-life ne’er-do-wells. This is David Johnson’s best book to date.”—Bill O’Neal, former State Historian of Texas

     

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    “This memoir is unique in that it addresses the Marine Corps ‘guy in back’ perspective of a weapon systems operator. It is insightful, informative, and entertaining.” —Earl H. Tilford, author of Crosswinds: The Air Force in Vietnam

     

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    “An honest and inspiring tale of dogged determination in the face of adversity.” —LtCol Waldo Waldman, author of Never Fly Solo
     

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    “Owen McLeod's Dream Kitchen is a debut of startling originality, alive with both the relentless sadness and unlikely beauty of strip-mall America."—Mark Wagenaar, author of Voodoo Inverso

     

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    “Alexander Tumanov has given us a moving, intimate account, illuminating many underexplored facets of Soviet life, musical and otherwise.” —Peter Schmelz, author of Such Freedom, If Only Musical

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    “This book provides a well-researched, exhaustive, and fascinating examination of the life of Benjamin Bickerstaff.” —Carl Moneyhon, author of Texas after the Civil War: The Struggle of Reconstruction

     

     

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    “This is a significant contribution to the field. Schrantz’s account is well written and provides enough color to interest the general reader.” —Richard Faulkner, author of Pershing’s Crusaders: The American Soldier in World War I

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    “We have long needed a book that sorted out the numerous opposing writings about Wyatt Earp.” —Jim Dunham, art historian and president of the Wild West History Association
     

UNT Press publishes two books this month. 

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