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Kings of Texas

The 150-Year Saga of an American Ranching Empire
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Open LibraryOL7619184M
ISBN 100471589055
ISBN 139780471589051
OCLC/WorldCa123129880

""Kings of Texas is a fresh and very welcome history of the great King Ranch. It's concise but thorough, crisply written, meticulous, and very readable. It should find a wide audience.""-Larry McMurtry, author of Sin Killer and the Pulitzer Prize--winning Lonesome Dove ""This book is about the King Ranch, but it is about much more than that/5(34).

Praise for KINGS OF TEXAS "Kings of Texas is a fresh and very welcome history of the great King Ranch. It's concise but thorough, crisply written, meticulous, and very readable. It should find a wide audience."-Larry McMurtry, author of Sin Killer and the Pulitzer Prize--winning Lonesome Dove "This book is about the King Ranch, but it is about much more than that/5.

"Old-fashioned, high-quality storytelling makes Domingo Martinez's first book, The Boy Kings of Texas, completely captivating. Martinez delivers a lyrical and unblinking account of life in the border town of Brownsville, Texas."/5(). Also known as Kings of Texas Billionaires.

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The characters in Martinez's memoir are brutal as often as they are lovable.4/5(). Here is the story of the early cattle kings told in a style as pungent as sweaty leather, as informal as a chuck wagon supper, and as real as these old-time cowmen and beef barons themselves.

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Originally published in FOREWORD: In the subconscious thought of the world Texas typifies the cowboy the last n:   He has read pieces from The Boy Kings of Texas on This American Life and an essay about being chosen as a National Book Award finalist on All Things Considered.

An excerpt from The Boy Kings of Texas was nominated for a Pushcart Prize/5. THE BOY KINGS OF TEXAS is every publisher’s (and budding author’s) dream come true. The manuscript for this insightful coming-of-age memoir by Domingo Martinez was an “over the transom” submission pulled from an editor’s slush pile.

King of Texas is a American television film based on William Shakespeare 's King Lear and directed by Uli on: King Lear, by William Shakespeare. Then on Wednesday he woke up to find himself nominated for the National Book Award for nonfiction for his book, The Boy Kings of Texas.

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Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. Riordan is certainly among the princes in a royal family that includes James Lee Burke and David Lindsey.

In THE LAST KING OF TEXAS, the San Antonio suspense writer proves he’s no pretender. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Riordan’s character descriptions shine like soapy water on the cheek. This is ’30s noir yanked past the fin de siècle. Seattle-based Latino journalist Martinez recalls his youthful adventures in the s romping around the border town of Brownsville, Texas.

Though dirt poor, the author’s Mexican-American family continually demonstrated resilience, solidarity and humor. ― Domingo Martinez, The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir “English in that area was the language of money, domination. Six-foot Mexicans would wither when its sounds were spoken by a five-foot-tall white man, make them hunch their shoulders, lower their heads, and move in.

King of Texas retells William Shakespeare’s King Lear —only with a Western twist. The movie premieres June 2, and sports an impressive cast, including Patrick Stewart as megalomaniac John Lear, Julie Cox as Claudia, Marcia Gay Harden as daughter Susannah, and movie veteran Roy Scheider as neighboring rancher Westover.

A National Book Award nominee, Domingo Martinez, is with me. He was also a nominee for the Push Cart Award. His new memoir is titled, "The Boy Kings of Texas." And, Domingo, before the break, you were talking about your grandmother and the fact that both -- I mean, she was just left by herself at 16 and you have portion there to read.

Domingo Martinez's memoir, The Boy Kings of Texas, is nominated for a National Book Award. Damian Green hide caption. Seattle writer Domingo Martinez's memoir, The Boy Kings of Texas, is a hilarious and heartbreaking story of a sensitive soul who grows up in the macho barrio of Brownsville, Texas.

Domingo Martinez is the author of the memoir The Boy Kings of Texas, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, the Pushcart Prize and was a Gold Medal Winner for The Independent Publisher Book ’s currently in development as a new series for HBO by Salma Hayek and Jerry Weintraub.

Martinez’s work has appeared in Epiphany, The New Republic, This American Life.

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A compelling chronicle of war, peace, love, betrayal, birth, and death in the region where the Texas-Mexico border blurs in the haze of the Wild Horse Desert, it is also an intriguing detective story with links to the present-and a first-rate read."-H.W. Brands, author of The Age of Gold and the bestselling Pulitzer Prize finalist The First.

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Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir. The name fits the state of Texas like a crown— King Ranch. Over the course of its plus years this fabled giant of a ranch has been a symbol of pride, power, wealth and larger- than-life romance in the Lone Star State and beyond. The Boy Kings of Texas Domingo Martinez.

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Domingo Martinez is a Mexican-American author best known for his memoirs The Boy Kings of Texas (published ) and My Heart Is a Drunken Compass (published ). The Boy Kings of Texas was a finalist in the non-fiction category in the National Book Award contest. These books describe his difficult childhood in Brownsville, Texas, as well as his later struggles as an : Memoir.The complete series list for - A Texas Kings Novel Soraya Lane.

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