JENNA McEACHERN - DKR: The Royal Scrapbook


Thursday, September 27 at 7pm

speaking & signing
DKR: The Royal Scrapbook

Mrs. Edith Royal will also
attend this event and sign books. 

Decades after his last game in 1976, Darrell K Royal remains “The Coach,” the winningest football coach in University of Texas history. The driving force behind eleven Southwest Conference and three national championships, winner of Coach of the Year and Coach of the Decade awards, and honored namesake of the Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium, Royal is still revered as “a coach who would rather lose a game than engage in unsportsmanlike tactics; who would neither make excuses for losing nor brag about winning; and who by his own example contributes to the building of stalwart character in men,” in the words of the City of Austin’s “Darrell Royal Day” proclamation.

DKR offers an intimate, insider’s view of the private life of the man behind the legend through an extraordinary collection of never-before-published photographs, letters, newspaper clippings, football ephemera, recollections, and “Royalisms” lovingly preserved by Royal’s wife of more than sixty-five years, Edith.

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Thank you for supporting Jenna McEachern and your local independent bookstore! 

Event date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
603 N Lamar Blvd
78703-5413 Austin
Dkr: The Royal Scrapbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9780292704930
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: University of Texas Press - September 2012

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