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By Glenn Dromgoole,Jay Moore,Joe W. Specht

ISBN-10: 0891123687

ISBN-13: 9780891123682

a suite 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 a scarcity of fine writing, stable writers, or attention-grabbing tales. Now popping out of the shadows, Abilene tales: From Then to Now deals a group scrapbook, a meeting of the civic congregation the place greater than 100 associates have stopped by way of for a trip. The laughter is strong and the grins wide as tales are informed and thoughts jogged.

Pull up a chair subsequent to Katharyn Duff as she relates a number of ancient chestnuts. supply your cognizance to overlook Tommie Clack for a ringside seat to the previous. Step into the poetry of these who recognize this position good and some who simply saw it in passing. get pleasure from the pointy perception of Pulitzer-nominated Frank Grimes. hear for the private point which A.C. Greene wove into the majority of his writings.

The assortment starts with tales from sooner than Abilene used to be Abilene and proceeds chronologically and topically to the current day with such items as “Let Them consume Cactus,” “A striking 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 homeland, or ever has been—that position the place you are 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 take a seat and spend a bit time in what A. C. Greene referred to as “The Village of My Heart.”

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