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The Resource Red Rooster country : a ragtag collection of stories about a hunk of the Lone Star State bigger than Ohio, by Mike Cox

Red Rooster country : a ragtag collection of stories about a hunk of the Lone Star State bigger than Ohio, by Mike Cox

Label
Red Rooster country : a ragtag collection of stories about a hunk of the Lone Star State bigger than Ohio
Title
Red Rooster country
Title remainder
a ragtag collection of stories about a hunk of the Lone Star State bigger than Ohio
Statement of responsibility
by Mike Cox
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
976.4/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Red Rooster country : a ragtag collection of stories about a hunk of the Lone Star State bigger than Ohio, by Mike Cox
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Stories ... originally published in the San Angelo standard-times ... June 12, 1967 to August 20, 1969"--P. [viii]
  • Includes index
Contents
Ghost lights -- Wolf girl -- Art on a hilltop -- Mertzon's grandfather -- Rankin "beach" -- Gloves to guns -- Story of a bell -- A place that's true grit -- A rusty monster in Miles -- Indian Emily...beautiful legend -- Bonnie came from Rowena -- Salt Gap had a school -- Ozona has "cave-envy" -- Flying Tiger's big brother -- Is Brambletye haunted? -- A field of iron sunflowers -- There's no beer in heaven -- Case of the missing coat -- Miles jail was well-used -- Feb. 14 is Valentine's (Texas) Day -- Big Lake has its stories -- Robert E. Lee dodged Red Baron -- Harper's Valley's a nice place to live -- Fort Terrent isn't a ruin -- Even hobos gone from railroad -- Melvin didn't move, highway did -- Dick Sparks : town finder -- J. W. Owens remembered buffalo bones -- Teaching a woman to fly -- A tale of two boom cities -- Judge Jackson knows value of water -- The bartender was the sheriff -- A "grave" pun -- Alpine's 'gator farm -- Letters from WWI -- Lost : one 1855 boiler -- The ghost in no. 7 -- Who hexed Hext? -- "Judge, can you marry us up...? -- Jesse James is cousin, woman claims -- Where there's a light, there's God -- The lady in Chartreuse -- Boiled mutton cannery -- Death of a hotel -- Code of the West -- "All roads lead to Utopia" -- Sanderson woman saw another world -- The Cleo face -- Moaning rocks -- San Angelo...devil's own -- "My gosh, war's broken out" -- "A-l-l abo-o-o-ord" -- Railroad lexicon -- Alex Tatsch believed in the U.S.A. -- Menard pioneer wouldn't lie -- Old Ford Clark, an oasis -- Just in time for a badger fight -- Grierson Springs are dry -- Old teamsters can tell stories -- Concho Street's $100 bet -- Saved by a rattlesnake -- On Hermleigh -- The bluebonnet wilted -- Born to hang -- Bob Snow--truth and legend -- The story of Louie - Shootout at the bank -- The man who invented nachos -- Pecosin' -- About Snyder's white buffalo -- Brady's "gingerbread" courthouse -- Odessa crater came in with a bang -- Snake race, buttered growlers -- Jackrabbit lore -- Sub is high and dry in Fredericksburg -- The sea...a stern taskmaster -- Tom Green County's panhandle -- Midlander built plane back in '11 -- Barnhart : cowtown -- Twin Butters, symbol of love or sedimentation -- "Tell Renteria to go to hell" -- Publishing the Big Lake news -- They've tried to make rain for years -- You can see tomorrow at Pyote -- Story of Croghan Cobbler -- The old family Bible
Control code
1192102
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xii, 114 p.
Lccn
79311595
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Mike Cox, 1997 (Access. No. 1997-117). Clothbound.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). Clothbound.
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Red Rooster country : a ragtag collection of stories about a hunk of the Lone Star State bigger than Ohio, by Mike Cox
Publication
Note
  • "Stories ... originally published in the San Angelo standard-times ... June 12, 1967 to August 20, 1969"--P. [viii]
  • Includes index
Contents
Ghost lights -- Wolf girl -- Art on a hilltop -- Mertzon's grandfather -- Rankin "beach" -- Gloves to guns -- Story of a bell -- A place that's true grit -- A rusty monster in Miles -- Indian Emily...beautiful legend -- Bonnie came from Rowena -- Salt Gap had a school -- Ozona has "cave-envy" -- Flying Tiger's big brother -- Is Brambletye haunted? -- A field of iron sunflowers -- There's no beer in heaven -- Case of the missing coat -- Miles jail was well-used -- Feb. 14 is Valentine's (Texas) Day -- Big Lake has its stories -- Robert E. Lee dodged Red Baron -- Harper's Valley's a nice place to live -- Fort Terrent isn't a ruin -- Even hobos gone from railroad -- Melvin didn't move, highway did -- Dick Sparks : town finder -- J. W. Owens remembered buffalo bones -- Teaching a woman to fly -- A tale of two boom cities -- Judge Jackson knows value of water -- The bartender was the sheriff -- A "grave" pun -- Alpine's 'gator farm -- Letters from WWI -- Lost : one 1855 boiler -- The ghost in no. 7 -- Who hexed Hext? -- "Judge, can you marry us up...? -- Jesse James is cousin, woman claims -- Where there's a light, there's God -- The lady in Chartreuse -- Boiled mutton cannery -- Death of a hotel -- Code of the West -- "All roads lead to Utopia" -- Sanderson woman saw another world -- The Cleo face -- Moaning rocks -- San Angelo...devil's own -- "My gosh, war's broken out" -- "A-l-l abo-o-o-ord" -- Railroad lexicon -- Alex Tatsch believed in the U.S.A. -- Menard pioneer wouldn't lie -- Old Ford Clark, an oasis -- Just in time for a badger fight -- Grierson Springs are dry -- Old teamsters can tell stories -- Concho Street's $100 bet -- Saved by a rattlesnake -- On Hermleigh -- The bluebonnet wilted -- Born to hang -- Bob Snow--truth and legend -- The story of Louie - Shootout at the bank -- The man who invented nachos -- Pecosin' -- About Snyder's white buffalo -- Brady's "gingerbread" courthouse -- Odessa crater came in with a bang -- Snake race, buttered growlers -- Jackrabbit lore -- Sub is high and dry in Fredericksburg -- The sea...a stern taskmaster -- Tom Green County's panhandle -- Midlander built plane back in '11 -- Barnhart : cowtown -- Twin Butters, symbol of love or sedimentation -- "Tell Renteria to go to hell" -- Publishing the Big Lake news -- They've tried to make rain for years -- You can see tomorrow at Pyote -- Story of Croghan Cobbler -- The old family Bible
Control code
1192102
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xii, 114 p.
Lccn
79311595
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Mike Cox, 1997 (Access. No. 1997-117). Clothbound.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). Clothbound.
Other physical details
ill., maps

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