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

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    “A ‘dream book’ for us keyboard players. Beautiful depictions of classic instruments, both in pictures and text. Accurate and well-written histories of these vintage pieces that we all love and respect.” —Chuck Leavell, Keyboardist, Allman Brothers, and musical director, The Rolling Stones

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    “Deeply researched and elegantly written, Obstinate Heroism offers the best scholarly explanation of why and how Confederates ingloriously yet often grudgingly succumbed to defeat after Lee’s surrender.”—T. Michael Parrish, co-editor of Brothers in Gray

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    “Drawing on an unrivaled scholarly understanding of the subject matter, Staudt provides a contextually centered and expertly detailed analysis of the evolution and impact of the Industrial Areas Foundation affiliates in Texas.”—Mark P. Jones, Rice University

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    “This is a book of arresting authenticity.”—Peter Balakian, Pulitzer-Prize winner and judge

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    New in Paperback! “Turk takes the reader on an informative, easy-to-read round-up of federal marshal activities through the decades.”—Wild West

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    “Parsons offers his readers a true story of duty, sacrifice, and heartbreak.”—Darren L. Ivey, author of The Ranger Ideal Volume 1 and Volume 2

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    Country Cop highlights well not only the unique and varied role the sheriff’s office plays in law enforcement, but the many challenges faced by rural police agencies.”—Willard Oliver, author of Homeland Security for Policing

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    New in Paperback!  “A tour de force of the politically charged history of federal bilingual education in the U.S.”—Richard R. Valencia, University of Texas at Austin

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    “This is the book I always wanted to write but Maestro Rescigno beat me to it.”—Arthur Fagen, Music Director, Atlanta Opera

UNT Press publishes two books this month: 

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