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Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest

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ISBN-10: 0554311526

ISBN-13: 9780554311524

Edition: 2008

Authors: J. Frank Dobie

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qYet the time is not likely to come when a human being will not be better adapted to his environments by knowing their nature?q
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List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 180
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.44" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

American folklorist, writer, and newspaper columnist J. Frank Dobie was born on a ranch in Live Oak County, Texas, on September 26, 1888. He graduated from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas in 1910 and received his master's degree from Columbia University in New York City. He wrote numerous books depicting life in rural Texas during the days of the open range. Coronado's Children, the tales of those free spirits who abandoned society in the search for gold, lost mines, and various other grails, won the Literary Guild Award in 1931. He was instrumental in saving the Texas longhorn breed of cattle from extinction. On September 14, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson awarded him the…