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The Galveston County Daily News: Daily News Books

January 24, 2017

Daily News Books

Sunday 11/30/2014
Insight into an American victory

“Two Armies on the Rio Grande,” by Douglas A. Murphy, Texas A&M University Press, 2014, 336 pages, $45

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Rip’s return: A journey to relaxation

“Rip Van Winkle’s Return,” by Eric A. Kimmel, Illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher. New York. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Hardback, 2007, $17

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Sunday 01/06/2013
Author blends real, fictional events

“The Malice of Fortune,” by Michael Ennis, Doubleday, 416 pages, $26.95.

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The man who saved whooping cranes

“The Man Who Saved the Whooping Crane: The Robert Porter Allen Story,” by Kathleen Kaska, University Press of Florida, $26.95, 218 pages.

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Sunday 12/23/2012
Texas City authors publish award-winning children's books

Texas City — Texas City native Pat Bodine Drummond worked with her artist daughter to produce and self-publish an award-winning children’s book based on a garden.

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Error sparked 'The Battle of the Atlantic'

“Athenia Torpedoed: The U-boat Attack That Ignited The Battle of the Atlantic,” by Francis M. Carroll, Naval Institute Press, 2012, 256 pages, $29.95 

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"Fancy Nancy" teaches life lessons

“Fancy Nancy” by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. Harper Collins Publishers. 2006. Hardback. $16.99. ISBN 10: 0-060544209-8

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'Oleanders' follows musician's, sailor's escapades

Read any good books lately? We have just the one for you. “The Oleanders of San Leon,” by local author Andy Upchurch.

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