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Texas iconoclast, Maury Maverick Jr.

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Published by Texas Christian University Press in Fort Worth, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Heroes -- Texas -- Biography -- Anecdotes,
    • Women heroes -- Texas -- Biography -- Anecdotes,
    • Civil rights -- Anecdotes,
    • Texas -- History -- Anecdotes,
    • Texas -- Biography -- Anecdotes

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-299).

      Statementedited and with a preface by Allan O. Kownslar.
      ContributionsKownslar, Allan O.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF386.6 .M36 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination299 p. ;
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL992950M
      ISBN 100875651720
      LC Control Number96031443
      OCLC/WorldCa35043184

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