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PAUL H. CARLSON. Dancin’ in Anson

PAUL H. CARLSON. Dancin’ in Anson. Texas Tech University Press. Hardcover, 118 pages, $26.95, ttupress.org.

Start with a poem from the late 1800s titled “The Cowboys’ Christmas Ball.” Explain the poem, stanza by stanza. Include a brief biography of the poet, Larry Chittenden. Include a

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HENRY CHAPPELL. Silent We Stood

HENRY CHAPPELL. Silent We Stood. Texas Tech University Press, Hardcover, eBook, 253 pages, $29.95, $18.59, www.ttupress.org.

Silent We Stood is Henry Chappell’s third novel, and is a 2014 Spur Award winner. His first, The Callings, was a Spur Award finalist in 2003 in the Best

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MELODY CUATE. Journey to Plum Creek

MELODY CUATE. Journey to Plum Creek. Texas Tech University Press. Hardcover, $17.95, www.ttupress.org.

History teacher Mr. Barrington’s magic trunk sweeps Hannah, Nick and Jackie into an 1840 Comanche raid on Victoria, Texas. The two girls are taken captive while young Nick becomes a

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VALERIE SHERER MATHES. Divinely Guided: The California Work of the Women’s National Indian Association

VALERIE SHERER MATHES. Divinely Guided: The California Work of the Women’s National Indian Association. Texas Tech University Press. Trade Paperback, $36.95, www.ttupress.org.

Focuses on the work of the Women’s National Indian Association in California in the 1880s-1890s and its successes and failures in working with

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SUSAN CUMMINS MILLER. Chasm: A Frankie MacFarlane Novel

SUSAN CUMMINS MILLER. Chasm: A Frankie MacFarlane Novel. Texas Tech University Press. Cloth, trade paperback, 399 pages, $45, $29.95, ttupress.org.

Tension builds all the way like a monsoon storm rising over the Grand Canyon. A wild fire rages on the North Rim while the Colorado

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SUSAN CUMMINS MILLER. Fracture

SUSAN CUMMINS MILLER. Fracture. Texas Tech University Press. Hardcover, 280 pages, $24.95, ttupress.org.

Philo Dain, returned from Afghanistan, and geologist Frankie MacFarlane are getting reacquainted when someone murders his Aunt Heather. Uncle Derek, the prime suspect, discovers that the Dain coin

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RANDALL PLATT. Liberty’s Christmas

RANDALL PLATT. Liberty’s Christmas. Texas Tech University Press. Hardcover, $19.95, www.ttupress.org.

Set on a Texas Christmas-tree farm during the Great Depression, Liberty’s Christmas is not only a super read for the holidays but all year long with its emphasis on independence, the richness of the West,

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DEAN SMITH with MIKE COX. Cowboy Stuntman: From Olympic Gold to the Silver Screen

DEAN SMITH with MIKE COX. Cowboy Stuntman: From Olympic Gold to the Silver Screen. Texas Tech University Press. Hardcover, 226 pages, $29.95, ttupress.org.

Born and raised in rural Texas, Dean Smith has been a cowboy, college varsity football star, rodeo champion, Olympic

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