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Since 1973, Texas Monthly has spotlighted hundreds and hundreds of Texans who, for larger or worse, make this kingdom like no position else. TEXAS per 30 days On . . . Texas Women profiles 13 girls who're not just attention-grabbing of their personal correct, but additionally consultant of the legions of girls who've contributed to the nature and distinctiveness of Texas. they vary from First girls Laura Bush and girl poultry Johnson to popular culture icons resembling sweet Barr and Janis Joplin—and them all exemplify the features that make Texas girls unique. The women's profiles initially seemed as articles within the journal, authored by means of a few of Texas Monthly's remarkable writers—Cecilia Ballí, Gary Cartwright, Paul Burka, Mimi Swartz, Jan Jarboe Russell, bypass Hollandsworth, Robert Draper, William Broyles Jr., Jan Reid, Joe Nick Patoski, Pamela Colloff, and Helen Thorpe. The writers additionally introduce their items with headnotes that replace the tales or, sometimes, inform the tale in the back of the story.

TEXAS per month On . . . Texas Women is the 1st in a chain of books during which the editors of Texas Monthly will supply the magazine's inimitable viewpoint on numerous facets of Texas tradition, together with meals, politics, trip, and track, between different topics.

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