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A personal country


Coming up on the thirtieth anniversary of its first publication, this book brings alive what one man feels about his childhood home. The place is West Texas, seen across a long vista in which today's events and people merge with the author's boyhood and young manhood. It is a harsh, remote country, where the weather is always close and the horizon far away. The Brazos country of long-ago Fourth of July fishing expeditions; the remains of a way station of the Butterfield Stage Line; the streets of Abilene; the sparse grazing ...

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A Personal Country
1998, University of North Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9781574410532

Revised edition

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A Personal Country
1979, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9780890960776

Rev edition


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