Big Bend History

Books and maps of the culture, history and people of Texas' Big Bend region.



Quicksilver

Quicksilver

By Ragsdale, Kenneth
Price: $19.95


Before Terlingua achieved some notoriety as the site of the annual World Championship Chili Cookoff, the ghost town was the bustling center of the...more info

Ribeyes & Cowtales

Ribeyes & Cowtales

By Baird, Jerry
Price: $27.95


A collection of recipes and stories from World Champion Chuck Wagon Cook, Jerry Baird. This cookbook salutes the Cowboys who still work the old west....more info

Shades of the West

Shades of the West

By Gray, Ted
Price varies by edition.


Are cowboys just natural born story-tellers? Maybe it's the countless hours spent around a campfire swapping tales about the independent, sometimes...more info

She Beat That Goose to Death: Stories of Nan Patton

She Beat That Goose to Death: Stories of Nan Patton

By Whitford, Ann, editor
Price: $21.95


Following in the footsteps of her famous grandmother, Nan Patton was a storyteller extraordinaire. From "The Day the Museum Got Robbed" to "The...more info

Story of Big Bend National Park

Story of Big Bend National Park

By Jameson, John
Price: $19.95


A breathtaking country of rugged mountain peaks, uninhabited desert, and spectacular river canyons, Big Bend is one of the United States' most remote...more info

Stray Tales of the Big Bend

Stray Tales of the Big Bend

By Miles, Elton
Price: $17.95


It is pleasant to stray in the Big Bend and Davis Mountains country of far West Texas. The vast spaces, rugged terrain, and sparse settlement invite...more info

Tales from the Terlingua Porch

Tales from the Terlingua Porch

By Pittman, Blair
Price: $9.95


Porches in the desert offer shade in a sun-scoured landscape, they offer nice views, usually, and with any luck, you can purchase a cold drink...more info

Tales of the Big Bend

Tales of the Big Bend

By Miles, Elton
Price: $13.95


The stories in Tales of the Big Bend are as inseparable from the region as the Rio Grande itself. They cover supernatural phenomena such as the Marfa...more info

Tenderfoot Teacher

Tenderfoot Teacher

By Henderson, Aileen Kilgore
Price: $15.95


In January 1952, Aileen Kilgore was teaching forty-three fourth graders at a public school in Northport, Alabama. Her life, filled with lesson...more info

Terlingua Teacher

Terlingua Teacher

By Jones, Trent; Stowers, Carlton
Price: $15.95


A search for a simpler, more rewarding lifestyle brings Trent Jones and his wife Olga to the ghost town of Terlingua, Texas so that Trent can accept...more info


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