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Bourgeois Utopias: The Rise and Fall of Suburbia by Robert Fishman
The San Saba Mission: Spanish Pivot in Texas by Robert S. Weddle
The Texas Indians by David La Vere
Married Saints and Blesseds Through the Centuries by Ferdinand Holbock
The Rising Shore - Roanoke by Deborah Homsher
Western Horse Tales by Don Worcester
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About meReading always has been nearly as dear as breathing to me. I lean toward non-fiction and especially studies of the past, but also enjoy historical novels and stories ... which carry their readers to places far-removed.
About my libraryMy library has grown with me, moved with me and has begun to reach toward the next generation of partakers.
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Favorite authorsRichard Adams, Marguerite De Angeli, Saint Bede, the Venerable, Herbert Eugene Bolton, Dee Brown, Aubrey Burl, A. S. Byatt, Benjamin Capps, Elizabeth Chadwick, Francis James Child, Joan Carroll Cruz, Sandra Dallas, Louise Erdrich, Antonia Fraser, John Graves, A. C. Greene, Marion Alphonse Habig, Alex Haley, Marguerite Henry, Tony Hillerman, Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov, Andrew Lang, C. S. Lewis, Morgan Llywelyn, George MacDonald, Catherine Marshall, Marian L. Martinello, Linda McCartney, Joni Mitchell, J. N. L. Myres, Crystal Payton, Sharon Kay Penman, Theda Perdue, Jean Plaidy, Chaim Potok, Madge Thornall Roberts, Leonard Sanders, Anne Seagraves, Lisa See, Anya Seton, Dr. Seuss, Elizabeth George Speare, Bryan Sykes, Tacitus, Laura Trim, Tasha Tudor, E. B. White, Christine Wicker, Laura Ingalls Wilder, William Butler Yeats, Adina De Zavala (Shared favorites)
LocationTexas, United States
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceAug 10, 2007
Currently readingAll the Pretty Horses (The Border Trilogy, Book 1) by Cormac McCarthy
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