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|LC Classifications||PZ7.E7245 Wo|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 244 p.|
|Number of Pages||244|
|LC Control Number||64013886|
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“Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas” is a masterpiece. Its a page turner that I couldn't put down. With his method of telling the whole story with a punchline for of hundreds of individual tales, Stephen Harrigan has managed to tell how Texas became such an important segment of the United States/5().
A splendid effort." (Larry McMurtry) "Big Wonderful Thing is history at its best—comprehensive, deeply informed, pleasurable, and filled with surprise and delight. It is at once a gift to the people of Texas and an unflinching explanation to the world at large of America’s most controversial state.
The book itself is truly a big wonderful /5(). Steve Harrigans Big, Wonderful Thing is a big, wonderful read that I couldnt put down, a page turner of one wonderful tale of Texas history after the other. Harrigan writes true non-fictional history that reads more like the best fiction/5(34). Get this from a library.
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For Texas history obsessives, Stephen Harrigan’s “Big Wonderful Thing” is the publishing event of the year. Make that the decade.
No, the generation. The last time an all-encompassing Texas history — or at least a fictionalized one — earned as much advance notice was in when James Michener’s 1,page doorstop of a novel “Texas” hit bookstores with an advance printing of.
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