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作者 Pollard, Janet Williams
書名 Harsh country, hard times [electronic resource] : Clayton Wheat Williams and the transformation of the Trans-Pecos / Janet Williams Pollard and Louis Gwin
出版項 College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2011. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013)
國際標準書號 9781603444798 (electronic bk.)
1603444793 (electronic bk.)
9781603442831 (hbk.)
1603442839 (hbk.)
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (320 p.)
系列 Clayton Wheat Williams Texas life series ; no. 13
Clayton Wheat Williams Texas life series ; no. 13
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-242) and index
Prologue -- Paradise for men and dogs and hell for women and horses -- Growing up in Fort Stockton -- The suicide club -- French friends and new adventures -- Paris is bombed -- Searching for oil west of the Pecos -- "Dangerous business and dangerous surroundings" -- Drilling the University No. 1-B well -- Risk, failure, and reward -- A public figure-- A love of history
Description based on print version record
主題 Williams, Clayton
United States. Army -- Officers -- Biography
Statesmen -- Texas -- Biography
Petroleum industry and trade -- Texas -- History
Historians -- Texas -- Biography
Ranchers -- Texas -- Biography
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France
Texas -- History -- 20th century
Trans-Pecos (Tex. and N.M.) -- History -- 20th century
Fort Stockton (Tex.) -- Biography
Alt Author Gwin, Louis
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