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Hound dog Man

Author : Fred Gipson
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A twelve-year-old boy goes on his first hunt with Blackie, the hound-dog man, and is granted his fondest wish

The 50 Best Books on Texas

Author : A. C. Greene
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An annotated listing of over fifty books judged by the author to be the best examples of Texas literature; arranged alphabetically by title.

Bobcats Before Breakfast

Author : John Kulish
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Bobcats Before Breakfast is the firsthand account of a twentieth century naturalist, guide, hunter, trapper, woodsman who spent more than forty years living with and off the land. With grit and zeal this self-taught naturalist gathered knowledge about how animals live and shared his findings leading hikes and survival classes at the Harris Center for Conservation Education in Hancock, NH. Kulish’s daily routine was to rise before dawn, get out into the woods, and track, observe, and record his findings on deer, otters, beaver, wildcats—all before breakfast. “I’m still not sure whether I learned to understand people because they are so much like wild animals, or wild animals because they are so much like people,” wrote Kulish.


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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.

Let s Rock

Author : Richard Aquila
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Rock & roll was one of the most important cultural developments in post–World War II America, yet its origins are shrouded in myth and legend. Let’s Rock! reclaims the lost history of rock & roll. Based on years of research, as well as interviews with Bo Diddley, Pat Boone, and other rock & roll pioneers, the book offers new information and fresh perspectives about Elvis, the rise of rock & roll, and 1950s America. Rock & roll is intertwined with the rise of a post–World War II youth culture, the emergence of African Americans in society, the growth of consumer culture, technological change, the expansion of mass media, and the rise of a Cold War culture that endorsed traditional values to guard against communism. Richard Aquila’s book demonstrates that early rock & roll was not as rebellious as common wisdom has it. The new sound reflected the conservatism and conformity of the 1950s as much as it did the era’s conflict. Rock & roll supported centrist politics, traditional values, and mainstream attitudes toward race, gender, class, and ethnicity. The musical evidence proves that most teenagers of the 1950s were not that different from their parents and grandparents when it came to basic beliefs, interests, and pastimes. Young and old alike were preoccupied by the same concerns, tensions, and insecurities. Rock & roll continues to permeate the fabric of modern life, and understanding the music’s origins reminds us of the common history we all share. Music lovers who grew up during rock & roll’s early years as well as those who have come to it more recently will find Let’s Rock an exciting historical and musical adventure.

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Author : Fred Gipson
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Risky Business

Author : William D. Romanowski
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The role of motion pictures in the popularity of rock music became increasingly significant in the latter twentieth century. Rock music and its interaction with film is the subject of this significant book that re-examines and extends Serge Denisoff's pioneering observations of this relationship.Prior to Saturday Night Fever rock music had a limited role in the motion picture business. That movie's success, and the success of its soundtrack, began to change the silver screen. In 1983, with Flashdance, the situation drastically evolved and by 1984, ten soundtracks, many in the pop/rock genre, were certified platinum. Choosing which rock scores to discuss in this book was a challenging task. The authors made selections from seminal films such as The Graduate, Easy Rider, American Grafitti, Saturday Night Fever, Help!, and Dirty Dancing. However, many productions of the period are significant not because of their success, but because of their box office and record store failures.Risky Business chronicles the interaction of two major mediums of mass culture in the latter twentieth century. This book is essential for those interested in communications, popular culture, and social change.

Hide Horn Fish and Fowl

Author : Kenneth L. Untiedt
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No matter how sophisticated or technologically advanced we become, there is still something within that beckons us to “the hunt.” This desire creates the customs, beliefs, and rituals related to hunting—for deer, hogs, as well as fish and snakes, etc. These rituals and customs lead to some of our most treasured folklore.

Cinemascope 3

Author : John Howard Reid
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This third collection of widescreen wonders photographed in CinemaScope, focuses on such popular movies as "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing," "Cleopatra," "Three Coins in the Fountain," "Bus Stop," "There's No Business Like Show Business," "The Seven Year Itch," "Let's Make Love," "Peyton Place," "North to Alaska," "The Longest Day," "The Eddy Duchin Story," "Far from the Madding Crowd," "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit," "The Helen Morgan Story," "A Star Is Born" and "2001: A Space Odyssey."

I ll Get by

Author : Harry Marlin
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Author Harry Marlin met everything in life head on. This collection of his writing explores a lifetime's experiences—growing up in tiny Blanket, Texas, during the Great Depression; flying combat missions over Germany during World War II; and managing life's perplexities. Called the "Will Rogers of Central Texas," Marlin wrote a weekly column for theBrownwood Bulletinfor eleven years.I'll Get Bypresents the first volume of compilations of his best stories taking a humorous look at a plethora of topics. "The Barbecue Smokes, but the Customers Can't" explores the ins and outs of the Texas tradition of barbecuing. In "Where Summer's Lovely Roses Still Bloom," Marlin reminisces about the dreadful summers spent picking cotton. "The Place They Didn't Catch Clyde Barrow" describes how the news of Bonnie and Clyde running rampant in 1934 took the edge off of an otherwise depressing existence. Colorful and witty,I'll Get Byprovides insights into life in rural Texas during the Great Depression and shows that humor can provide relief in many challenging situations.