Texas blood : seven generations among the outlaws, ranchers, Indians, missionaries, soldiers, and smugglers of the borderlands / Roger D. Hodge.
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- ISBN: 9780307961402
- ISBN: 0307961400
- Physical Description: 353 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
"A Borzoi Book."
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-341) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Southwest toward home -- Parables of first contact -- The Texas road -- Beyond here lies nothing -- Ten guns, ten horses, ten wives -- Overland -- Motion of limbs.
"An intoxicating, singularly illuminating history of the Texas borderlands from their settlement through seven generations of Roger D. Hodge's ranching family. What brought the author's family to Texas? What is it about Texas that for centuries has exerted a powerful allure for adventurers and scoundrels, dreamers and desperate souls, outlaws and outliers? In search of answers, Hodge travels across his home state--which he loves and hates in shifting measure--tracing the wanderings of his ancestors into forgotten histories along vanished roads. Here is an unsentimental, keenly insightful attempt to grapple with all that makes Texas so magical, punishing, and polarizing. Here is a spellbindingly evocative portrait of the borderlands--with its brutal history of colonization, conquest, and genocide; where stories of death and drugs and desperation play out daily. And here is a contemplation of what it means that the ranching industry that has sustained families like Hodge's for almost two centuries is quickly fading away, taking with it a part of our larger, deep-rooted cultural inheritance."--Jacket.
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