Kings of Texas
The 150-year Saga of an American Ranching Empire
By (author) Don Graham
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Kings of Texas by Don Graham
Book DescriptionPraise for KINGS OF TEXAS "Kings of Texas is a fresh and very welcome history of the great King Ranch. Ita s concise but thorough, crisply written, meticulous, and very readable. It should find a wide audience." --Larry McMurtry, author of Sin Killer and the Pulitzer Prize----winning Lonesome Dove "This book is about the King Ranch, but it is about much more than that. A compelling chronicle of war, peace, love, betrayal, birth, and death in the region where the Texas--Mexico border blurs in the haze of the Wild Horse Desert, it is also an intriguing detective story with links to the present--and a first--rate read." --H.W. Brands, author of The Age of Gold and the bestselling Pulitzer Prize finalist The First American
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471589051
(159mm x 234mm x 20mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 20-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Don Graham
Lone Star Literature, Paperback (January 2006)
"An indispensable addition to the canon of Texas letters." -Steve Bennett, San Antonio Express News
South by Southwest, Paperback (April 1986)
Suitable for anyone who thinks that oil wells and big hair define Texas can find out differently in the dazzling short fiction presented in South by Southwest, this book includes Texas stories that are among the best produced by the state's writers in the mid-twentieth century.
Gay Place, Paperback / softback» View all books by Don Graham
Set in Texas, The Gay Place consists of three interlocking novels, each with a different protagonist - a member of the state legislature, the state's junior senator, and the governor's press secretary. The governor himself, Arthur Fenstemaker, a master politician, infinitely canny and seductive, remains the dominant figure throughout.
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Author Biography - Don Graham
DON GRAHAM is a writer--at--large for Texas Monthly magazine and the J. Frank Dobie Regents Professor of American and English Literature at the University of Texas, Austin. He is also past president of the Texas Institute of Letters and the author of the critically acclaimed biography of Audie Murphy, No Name on the Bullet. Among Graham's other works are Giant Country: Essays on Texas and Lone Star Literature: From the Red River to the Rio Grande: A Texas Anthology.
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