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900 Miles on the Butterfield Trail

Greene, A. C.

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ISBN 10: 0929398734 / ISBN 13: 9780929398730
Published by University of North Texas Press, Denton, Texas, 1994
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Greene on half title page. Previous owner gift inscription on half title page, otherwise Fine. 293 pages including index. Bookseller Inventory # 023422

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Title: 900 Miles on the Butterfield Trail

Publisher: University of North Texas Press, Denton, Texas

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed

Edition: First Edition.

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Greene (Texas State Historical Association) incorporates newly found historical documents and explores surrounding myths and legends, in this account of the 2,800-mile trail from Missouri to San Francisco used by the short-lived Southern Overland Mail company. Greene discusses the trail's history and describes his own 1990s journey on the trail in a Lincoln Mark VII. Illustrated with b&w drawings. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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A. C. GREENE was born in 1923 in Abilene, Texas and after service in WWII he graduated from Abilene Christian College. He served on the staff of the Abilene Reporter-News, ran his own bookstore and headed the journalism department at Hardin-Simmons University. He joined the Dallas Times-Herald, serving as book editor and editorial page editor before being awarded a Dobie-Paisano fellowship during which he wrote A Personal Country. He wrote a column for The Dallas Morning News and wrote more than 22 books. He published numerous articles in The Atlantic, Texas Monthly, Southwest Review, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, New York Times Book Review, and wrote and narrated many television shows for PBS. He was a Fellow in the Texas State Historical Association and the Texas Institute of Letters.

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