In It Happened in Texas, author James A. Crutchfield illuminates thirty-three lively episodes from the history of the Lone Star State.
From the acquisition of King Ranch to the assassination of President John F.
Kennedy, It Happened in Texas gives readers a unique look at intriguing people and episodes from the history of Texas.
Witness a surprise shipload of camels suddenly go crazy when let loose on land.
Feel the ultimate adrenaline rush of striking oil, or "black gold," at Spindletop.
You'll kick up dust and jangle your spurs as you travel with the first explorers, chase outlaws with the Texas Rangers, and take aim with sharpshooter Billy Dixon. And meet Philip Nolan, the wild mustang-wrangling secret agent - you'll quickly be roped into the action!