THE LONESOME PLAINS: Death and Revival on an American Frontier.
Edition: First printing.
College Station: Texas A&M University Press, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - Using the letters and journals of West Texas settlers, as well as contemporary fiction and poetry, the author records the emotions attending solitude and the ways people sought relief in the late 19th and early 20th century in the Texas Panhandle - from the beginning of permanent settlement there (around 1876) through the transition from cattle ranching to farming. Number 7 in the West Texas A&M University Series. Illustrated with photographs. Notes, bibliography, index. xxii, 323 pp. ISBN: 1585441821.
Condition: Good only in a near fine dust jacket (extensive highlighting throughout the book)