Driving Southwest Texas: On the Road in Big Bend Country

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Overview
West of Austin lies Big Bend Country. A region of rich history that still resembles the old frontier, Southwest Texas epitomizes the mystique and allure of this grand state. From the sweeping desert vistas to the canyons of Big Bend National Park, the geography itself is nothing short of incredible. Whether it's discovering historic Fort Davis, sharing in Annie Riggs's legacy or watching the Marfa Lights, a treasure awaits every traveler in this land. Join historian and travel writer Byron Browne as he and his wife, Angie, explore the sights and stories of this unique and charming piece of the Lone Star State
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ISBN: 9781609490720
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: Texas
Series: History & Guide
Images: 76
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Byron Browne (1963- ) was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas. As a teen-ager he and his family left west Texas. After a year in New Orleans, he spent his young adult years in the Dallas area. In 1994 he moved to Austin, Texas where he has been since. His first book, 'Driving Southwest Texas', was published in February of 2011. A document of he and his wife's adventures while touring this portion of the state, the book is a first-person narrative that is as enthralling and informative as the territory it describes. Mr. Browne has been published in a variety of newspapers and magazines with an eclectic assortment of topics. From the bull fights of southern Spain to the vineyards of west Texas Mr. Browne's writing is as rich as the subjects included in the books and articles.
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