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by Bill Wright,Elton Miles


Stray Tales of the Big Bend (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University). ISBN 13: 9780890965344.

Stray Tales of the Big Bend (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University).

It is pleasant to stray in the Big Bend and Davis Mountains country of Far West Texas. Miles recounts the recollections of cowboy preachers, camp meetings, and the reticent yet sometimes uninhibited religious attitudes of the cowboy, both open-range and modern. The vast spaces, rugged terrain, and sparse settlement invite straying-and tale spinning. In Stray Tales of the Big Bend master folklorist Elton Miles continues to intrigue and enchant with stories of the region and its culture. Readers will find in this volume new tales of Terlingua It is pleasant to stray in the Big Bend and Davis Mountains country of Far West Texas.

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The stories in Tales of the Big Bend are as inseparable from the region as the Rio Grande itself. They cover supernatural phenomena such as the Marfa lights and water witching, murders, feuds, and lost treasures. Together, these gems of folklore reflect the rugged land where Anglo, Indian, and Mexican cultures meet. The late Elton Miles was professor emeritus of English at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas. 6 people found this helpful. Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University. It is pleasant to stray in the Big Bend and Davis Mountains country of Far West Texas.

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Results from Google Books. Readers will find in this volume new tales of Terlingua Desert mystery bells, spirit-guarded treasure, and the mock-sacrificial San Vicente rain dance with its pre-Christian vestiges. Travelers will enjoy learning the lore of the rugged land they visit.

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It is pleasant to stray in the Big Bend and Davis Mountains country of Far West Texas. The vast spaces, rugged terrain, and sparse settlement invite straying--and tale spinning. In Stray Tales of the Big Bend master folklorist Elton Miles continues to intrigue and enchant with stories of the region and its culture. Readers will find in this volume new tales of Terlingua Desert mystery bells, spirit-guarded treasure, and the mock-sacrificial San Vicente rain dance with its pre-Christian vestiges. Travelers will enjoy learning the lore of the rugged land they visit. Historians will discover the most complete account of the Glenn Springs-Boquillas raid of 1916, as well as stories of the spirit-world-inspired "Old Orient" railroad, which ran from Kansas through the Big Bend to the Gulf of Baja California. Here too is a story, with new information, about the controversial Big Bend tablet, discovered at Hot Springs and said to prove that Europeans were present there about A.D. 300. Miles recounts the recollections of cowboy preachers, camp meetings, and the reticent yet sometimes uninhibited religious attitudes of the cowboy, both open-range and modern.

Stray Tales of the Big Bend (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0890965344

ISBN: 089096534X

Author: Bill Wright,Elton Miles

Category: History

Subcategory: Americas

Language: English

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press; 1st edition (April 1, 1993)

Pages: 160 pages

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