Download PDF by Glenn Dromgoole,Jay Moore,Joe W. Specht: Abilene Stories: From Then to Now

By Glenn Dromgoole,Jay Moore,Joe W. Specht

a suite of attention-grabbing and colourful tales spanning the heritage of Abilene, Texas.

Although Abilene has lengthy lived within the shadows of the literary limelight, it has no longer been for an absence of excellent writing, sturdy writers, or attention-grabbing tales. Now popping out of the shadows, Abilene tales: From Then to Now bargains a group scrapbook, a meeting of the civic congregation the place greater than 100 acquaintances have stopped by way of for a trip. The laughter is powerful and the grins large as tales are informed and thoughts jogged.

Pull up a chair subsequent to Katharyn Duff as she relates a couple of old chestnuts. provide your consciousness 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. relish the pointy perception of Pulitzer-nominated Frank Grimes. hear for the non-public point which A.C. Greene wove into the majority of his writings.

The assortment starts off with tales from sooner than Abilene was once Abilene and proceeds chronologically and topically to the current day with such items as “Let Them devour Cactus,” “A placing in Abilene,” “Too a lot Jazz and never sufficient 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 place of birth, or ever has been—that position the place you're feeling thoroughly cozy, the place you recognize the regimen and breathe effortless, the place the sundown is a well-known hue—Abilene tales: From Then to now could be a call for participation to sit and spend a bit time in what A. C. Greene known as “The Village of My Heart.”

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