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Iron Joe Bob

By: Briggs, Joe Bob (John Bloom)

Price: $12.95  $11.01

Publisher: NY, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19821

ISBN: 0871134888

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A spoof on the Men's Movement includes the five phases of the path to manhood, descriptions of "I'm Not a Wimp, Goldang It!" weekends, and essays on love, marriage, phone sex, feminism, and aerobics as an Olympic sport. The five phases of the path to manhood: sweating, yelling, crying, drum-beating, and ripping your shirt off. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 259 pages; 19821 View more info

The Love Song Of J. Edgar Hoover

By: Friedman, Kinky

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26114

ISBN: 0684803771

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


After rushing to the aid of a lovely young woman who hires him to find her missing husband, New York detective Kinky Friedman finds himself a target of the FBI and tries to find out why while dodging bullets in D. C. And escaping a burning limousine in Chicago. Remainder mark. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 238 pages; 26114 View more info

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Texas Hold 'Em How I Was Born in a Manger, Died in the Saddle, and Came Back as a Horny Toad

By: Friedman, Kinky

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31004

ISBN: 0312331541

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


A Texas mainstay, Kinky Friedman is a humorist whose crusade is to stop the "wussification" of the Lone Star State. This book was published when he ran for Governor of Texas (he lost...no one took him seriously) and is composed of provocative essays, including autobiographical pieces that are at times bittersweet and at other times hilarious; profiles of such stellar Texans as his ffriend Willie Nelson, George W. Bush, Jerry Jeff Walker, Pat Green, and Racehorse ... View more info

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Roosters, Rhymes And Railroad Tracks, A Second Sampling Of Superstitions & Popular Beliefs In Texas

By: Hendricks, George D.

Price: $18.00  $15.30

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26118

ISBN: 0870741772

Condition: Very Good


Folklore, superstitions and myths in Texas. Tiny closed tear upper edge of front cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pages; 26118 View more info

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I Give You Texas! 500 Jokes of the Lone Star State

By: House, Boyce

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, Naylor: 1943

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 23055

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Jokes about Texas corralled and branded. DJ edgeworn and torn, in mylar. Previous owner's name on flypage. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 100 pages; 23055 View more info

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Mysteries And Miracles Of Texas Guide Book to the Genuinely Bizarre in the Lone Star State

By: Kutz, Jack

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: Corrales, NM, Rhombus Publishing Company: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22353

ISBN: 0936455063

Condition: Near Fine


Padre Island treasures from wrecked Spanish galleons; haunted crags of the Chisos Mountains; the mystery tablets of Big Bend; judge the evidence on the 1967 crash of a UFO near Lake Travis. Includes detailed directions for visiting some of these places. Minor knick at rear cover fore edge; previous owner's name. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 210 pages; 22353 View more info

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His & Hers The Fantasy World of the Neiman-Marcus Catalogue

By: Marcus, Stanley

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: Viking Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 16190

ISBN: 0670372633

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


75th anniversary edition. Do people really buy those exotic and expensive sable coats, Chinese junks, and bags of diamonds? Yes, they do--and Stanley Marcus tells why in this richly anecdotal, illustrated history of the most extraordinary mail order catalogue ever. DJ Price-clipped; gift note on front flyleaf. Foxing on underside of DJ. ; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 200 pages; 16190 View more info

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Richard Morehead's Texas, Armadillos, Lawmakers, Wild Turkeys, Writers, and Other Texas Miscellanea

By: Morehead, Richard

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Burnet, TX, Eakin Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29644

ISBN: 089015306x

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Herein recorded are some observations: J. Frank Dobie's last interview, J. Evetts Haley, Wick Fowler, DeWitt C. Reddick, the great journalism teacher and other special people. They are included with the author's running war with woodpeckers, his romance with the wild turkey, his father's famous Four Roses eggnog recipe, and Sam Wood's corn bread cooking. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 189 pages; 29644 View more info

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Everything Texans Need To Know About The Other 49 States

By: Syers, Brook & Julie

Price: $12.50  $10.63

Publisher: Mockbooks: 2002

Seller ID: 26117

ISBN: 0972303405

Condition: Near Fine


Lifelong Texans who have traveled extensively across the United States in search of reasons to leave Texas...This book is the culmination of their travels and experiences. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; 26117 View more info