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Tales from the Big Thicket

Francis Edward Abernethy

Tales from the Big Thicket

by Francis Edward Abernethy

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hardin County (Tex.),
  • Big Thicket (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hardin County (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes.,
    • Big Thicket (Tex.)

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBig Thicket.
      Statementedited by Francis E. Abernethy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF392.H37 A5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 244 p.
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5997454M
      LC Control Number66030013

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      “Lorraine Bonney is a really fine writer–clear, precise, and descriptive.”—F. E. Abernethy, author of Tales from the Big Thicket “Bonney’s book is a compendium Author: Lorraine G. Bonney.   Texan Rob Riggs, 70, who wrote a ground-breaking book on Bigfoot and other strange things encountered in the Big Thicket, has passed away. Rob, who lived in Sour Lake, died on November 3, , at PM, in Hospice Austin, Texas. He had recently been admitted there after being cared for some time at his oldest son Jake’s home.

      Back in print. In Big Thicket Legacy, Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller present the stories of people living in the Big Thicket of southeast Texas. Many of the storytellers were close to one hundred years old when interviewed, with some being the great-grandchildren of the first settlers. Here are tales about robbing a bee tree, hunting wild boar, plowing all day and dancing all night, wading five. F. E. Abernethy, author of Tales from the Big Thicket, "Bonney's book is a compendium of information otherwise not available or 'swept under the rug.' Not just a guide, this is a reference book to local history."-- Pete A. Y. Gunter, author of The Big Thicket: An Ecological Reevaluation, "Lorraine Bonney is a really fine writer--clear, precise.


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