Book Description

A Book Lover's Tour of Texas takes readers on a literary ride across the Lone Star State. J. Frank Dobie tells true stories of rattlesnakes and buried treasure, Jodi Thomas finds romance in the oilfields, Larry McMurtry recreates the cattle drive, and Kinky Friedman chases bad guys as a former country-western singer. Fans of history, romance, mystery, poetry, and natural science discover reading adventures as well as what to see and do at historical, literary, and ecological sites. Whether touring through reading or on the road, book lovers can use this guide to experience the state of Texas region by region.

About Stephens, Jessie Gunn

For three years, author of a weekly column for the Sherman Herald Democrat. Several hundred of her articles, columns and stories have appeared in print, in publications as varied as PC Tech Journal and Woman's World. Member of the Texas Writers League, president of Grayson County Master Gardeners, and volunteer on community and civic advisory boards. Holds M. A. degree, has conducted corporate training, and taught writing.