CLAY COPPEDGE-Texas Singularities

 

 

Saturday, April 20 at 2pm

Author
CLAY COPPEDGE
speaking & signing
Texas Singularities

 


ABOUT TEXAS SINGULARITIES

Texas, that most singular of states, conceals an entire parade of peculiar events and exceptional people in the back pages of its history books. A Lone Star man once (and only once) tried to bulldog a steer from an airplane. One small Texas town was attacked by the Japanese, while another was "liberated" from America during the Cold War. Texan career choices include goat gland doctor, rubbing doctor, striking cowboy and singing cowboy, not to mention swatter, tangler and dunker. From gunslinger Sally Skull to would-be rainmaker R.G. Dyrenforth, Clay Coppedge collects the distinctive odds and ends of Texan lore.


ABOUT CLAY COPPEDGE

Clay Coppedge has worked in central Texas as a sportswriter, feature writer and reporter. His stories have appeared in Acres USA, Austin American-Statesman, Austin Chronicle, Austin Sun, Edible Austin, Elysian Fields Quarterly, Field & Stream, Houston Chronicle, Progressive Farmer, Texas Fisherman, Texas Golfer, Texas Co-op Power, Texas Highways and others. He's also the author of three other books published by The History Press, as well as Loaded South: A Taxi Memoir.


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Event date: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 2:00pm
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Texas Singularities: Prairie Dog Lawyers, Peg Leg Stage Robberies and Mysterious Malakoff Men Cover Image
By Clay Coppedge, Sarah Haynes (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467140867
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: History Press - February 25th, 2019

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