Memoir & Biography



Beneath the Window: Early Ranch Life in the Big Bend Country

Beneath the Window: Early Ranch Life in the Big Bend Country

By Wilson, Patricia Clothier
Price: $17.95


Before it became a national park, the Big Bend was home to a number of ranches and mining operations. On the Wilson ranch, which stood at the center...more info

Big Bend, A Homesteader's Story

Big Bend, A Homesteader's Story

By Langford, J.O.; Gipson, Fred
Price: $17.95


To the wild and fabulous country where the Rio Grande makes its big bend, J. O. Langford came in 1909 with his wife and daughter in search of health...more info

The Big Bend - Before the Park

The Big Bend - Before the Park

By Baker, Betty Ray Ogle; Ogle, Clarice
Price: $17.95


Stories about ranching life in the Big Bend of Texas during the depression, two droughts, and the war as told by a mother and her daughter. From the...more info

Self-Portrait of a Texas Cowboy

Self-Portrait of a Texas Cowboy

By Larremore, Jean and Brian
Price: $18.95


This is a book of absolutely true stories from a working cowboy, as dictated to his wife. If you can't ride the range yourself, you can surely hunker...more info

Border Healing Woman

Border Healing Woman

By Babb, Jewel; Pat Little Dog
Price: $19.95


Jewel Babb grew up in a way that was special even for a girl of her time. Her father and uncle were well-diggers by trade and they would set up a...more info

Fun and Games Through Depression and War

Fun and Games Through Depression and War

By Baker, Betty Ray Ogle; Ogle, Clarice
Price: $19.95


Part family history, part tale of growing up in the Big Bend in the 1930's and 40's, this locally produced book is energetic and entertaining. 2008...more info

I'll Gather My Geese

I'll Gather My Geese

By Stillwell, Hallie
Price: $19.95


The New York Times identified Hallie Stillwell (1897?1997) as a "rancher and a Texas legend." As readers of her autobiography know, she became a...more info

Journey to the Edge of Texas: A Memoir of Love, Travel, Natural

Journey to the Edge of Texas: A Memoir of Love, Travel, Natural

By Leatherwood, Carlton
Price: $19.95


Journey to the Edge of Texas: A Memoir of Love, Travel, Natural Beauty, Writing, and One Man's Battle With Bipolar Disorder "This narrative tells of...more info

My Goose is Cooked

My Goose is Cooked

By Stillwell, Hallie Crawford
Price: $19.95


When Hallie Crawford Stillwell died on August 18, 1997, she was two months and two days short of her 100th birthday. Hallie had published the first...more info

Steps into God's Country

Steps into God's Country

By Smith, Russell S.
Price: $19.99


Steps into Godís Country begins with a child just learning about nature and ends with an adult who respects the land and what it has to offer....more info


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