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5 edition of Haley, Texas 1959 found in the catalog.

Haley, Texas 1959

two novellas

by Donley Watt

  • 329 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Cinco Puntos Press in El Paso, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas, East
    • Subjects:
    • Teenage boys -- Fiction.,
    • Texas, East -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Donley Watt.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsWatt, Donley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3573.A8585 H3 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination180 p. ;
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL43225M
      ISBN 100938317482
      LC Control Number99037015

      Haley Texas ; Buy this book an entertaining yarn that revolves around the misadventures of year-old Ray Reynolds Jr., a bright but underachieving liquor store owner from tiny Clear Lake. A Guide to the Donley Watt Papers (Collection ) 10 Series III: Short Fiction Box Folder Haley, Texas – continued Seven Days Working – Essays 15 7 Bazette 15 8 Books 15 9 Church 15 10 A Day or Two of Fiddling 15 11 Events (Celebrations) 15 12 Five Days Working 15 13 Food 15 14 Land.

        In the decades preceding the Civil War, few figures in the United States were as influential or as controversial as Sam Houston. In Sam Houston, James L. Haley explores Houston’s momentous career and the complex man behind it. Haley’s fifteen years of research and writing have produced possibly the most complete, most personal, and most readable Sam Houston biography 3/5(2).   Cover of “Bill Haley: Father of Rock `n Roll,” the mammoth book on Haley by fan Otto Fuchs. Bill Haley and His Comets had 37 hit records. Overall, Haley & Co. figure into more than titles that were recorded and released over a period of forty years.

        Widely known for the book and miniseries 'Roots' as well as 'The Autobiography of Malcolm X,' Alex Haley was a U.S. writer whose works of Born: Texas Almanac, Page: [] p.: ill. ; 23 cm. This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas Almanac and was provided to The Portal to Texas .


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