By Glenn Dromgoole,Jay Moore,Joe W. Specht

ISBN-10: 0891123687

ISBN-13: 9780891123682

a set of interesting and colourful tales spanning the heritage of Abilene, Texas.

Although Abilene has lengthy lived within the shadows of the literary limelight, it has now not been for an absence of excellent writing, sturdy writers, or fascinating tales. Now popping out of the shadows, Abilene tales: From Then to Now deals a neighborhood scrapbook, a meeting of the civic congregation the place greater than 100 acquaintances have stopped by means of for a trip. The laughter is powerful and the grins extensive as tales are advised and thoughts jogged.

Pull up a chair subsequent to Katharyn Duff as she relates a couple of ancient chestnuts. provide your consciousness to overlook Tommie Clack for a ringside seat to the earlier. Step into the poetry of these who recognize this position good and some who simply saw it in passing. have fun with the pointy perception of Pulitzer-nominated Frank Grimes. pay attention for the non-public aspect which A.C. Greene wove into the vast majority of his writings.

The assortment starts with tales from prior to Abilene used to be Abilene and proceeds chronologically and topically to the current day with such items as “Let Them devour Cactus,” “A placing in Abilene,” “Too a lot Jazz and never adequate Jesus,” “How Camp Barkeley formed Abilene,” “Alligator at the Loose,” “Howitzer at the Hill,” “Circlin’ Mack’s,” “The Crepe Myrtle intercourse Scandal,” and “The final Day at Harold’s.”

If Abilene is your place of birth, or ever has been—that position the place you're feeling thoroughly cozy, the place you recognize the regimen and breathe effortless, the place the sundown is a well-recognized hue—Abilene tales: From Then to now could be a call for participation to sit and spend a bit time in what A. C. Greene referred to as “The Village of My Heart.”

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