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Take Me To Texas by T. W. Lawrence - Paperback - First - August, 2011 - from Revue & Revalued Books  and Biblio.com

Take Me To Texas

by T. W. Lawrence

Condition: Very Good-/None



This book is in very good condition. The book has minimal wear on the front, back, edges, and spine of the covers. The pages are crisp and white and there are no markings on the pages. There is no bumping or fraying, although the covers are somewhat bent.

"Algarre del Diablo - the Devil's Stranglehold. That's what folks called the oppressive temperatures that July in Texas, on the fifth day of the year's major heat wave. Unless major efforts to irrigate were underway, you could not find a spot anywhere that held any moisture. Not the time to be working on a hot tar roof. In this torrid condition no one felt like exerting any unnecessary energy. But, at five-thirty we still gathered, as we did most every sunny day, at the icehouse on Big Joshua Creek. It had been in operation since 1927, when my grandfather set down roots in Comal County at the verge of the Hill Country. As the name implies, Granddad started out selling ice in big blocks, out of the two huge walk-in coolers in the back. Sometime in the late forties, Granddad gave up his Baptist ways, and began stocking Lone Star and Pearl beers together with the sodas and milk in the coolers...." - Chapter One from Take Me To Texas

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  • Bookseller: Revue & Revalued Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 518
  • Title: Take Me To Texas
  • Author: T. W. Lawrence
  • Format/binding: The binding is tight and solid.
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good-
  • Jacket condition: None
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0615527574
  • ISBN 13: 9780615527574
  • Publisher: Luckenbach Press
  • Place: Luckenbach, Texas
  • Date published: August, 2011
  • Keywords: The Devil's Stranglehold, Marta Station, Fort Sam Houston, Rodeo, Short Stories, Texas
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction; Texas; 20th Century; Sports;
  • Size: Quarto


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