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Short Trips in the Hill Country shows how the area west of Austin, Texas became a land of legend. The author tells about early colonists from Germany, troubles during the Civil War, and cattle drives. She includes stories about Admiral Chester Nimitz (U.S.N.) and Lyndon Johnson. Along the way, she takes you on tours of the fabulous landmarks in the region: Enchanted Rock, Hamilton Pool, Pedernales Falls. Revel in the wildflowers, search for art and antiques, eat some sausage, enjoy the festivals that celibrate the changing seasons. There's so much to do, and Short Trips in the Hill Country will show the way.
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Laura Trim tavels with a notepad, a camera, and an eye for the unusual. Since 1970 she has been writing guidebooks about Texas, including Short Trips in and Around Dallas. For this book (Short Trips in the Hill Country) she has made many trips to the Hill Country of Texas, finding some new area to explore every time. A resident of Dallas for 35 years, she now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.Review:
"..has been writing about Texas since 1975 and has an in-depth knowledge of her subject. She shares her reapings from innumerable trips in a lightharded, soft-covered book illustrated with appealing sketches and hand-drawn maps." -- Jean Simmons, Dallas Morning News, Nov. 8, 1998
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Book Description LDT Press, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110961356537
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Book Description LDT Press, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0961356537