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Texas History Movies has been dropped, not because it might be politically incorrect but because its influence and familiarity have not survived. I read and reread Mary Karr's The Liar's Club with an eye to listing it, but while a wonderful study of a tangled Texas family, it does not put much narrative emphasis on its Texas background other than insinuating the natural and climatological sins of the Port Arthur area. Cormac McCarty's All the Pretty Horses is a strong, powerful story, but while it skips across the Texas-Mexico border, it is basically a novel of Mexico.

His frozen body was not found for two months. His suicide ended the most successful Texan writing career at the time. Hold Autumn in Your Hand was made into a film titled The Southerner, with Texan Zachary Scott playing Sam Tucker. Image not available. Page 41 Horse Tradin' by Ben K. Green Ben Green began the best part of his writing career after he was in his fifties, and Horse Tradin', the first collection of his tales (he wrote ten more), remains delightful reading, no matter that the period of the stories is remotenot so much in time as in our acquaintance with it.

I think friends convinced him his more serious works, like The Longhorns or The Mustangs, better fit his literary stature, for which he was quite concerned. When I was a Dobie-Paisano Fellow living on his ranch, his widow, Bertha, and I became friends, and I suspect she wished Frank had been more of a footnote-counter. Image not available. Page 23 The Deer Pasture by Rick Bass Going to the deer lease to hunt each fall is a Texas ritual that has involved two, three, or even four, generations. Although deer hunting covers most of Texas, the Hill Country is the true center of the family deer lease, around cities like Llano, Fredericksburg and tiny places such as London and Willow City and Doss.

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