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By Bill Brett

The tales during this ebook are the sort you may pay attention sitting at the porch prior darkish hearing far away hounds after a fox within the southeast Texas bottoms, stories with a few fact and a few lies and lots more and plenty excitement take up the telling and the listening, stories with a powerful feel of position and folks, rooted firmly within the oral tradition.

Sure sufficient, there “ain’t no such animal” as a totally sincere guy, because the name tale exhibits. different tales inform of justice as quick and certain as a mule’s kick, of epic brawls and the rigors of courtship, of poachers, politicians, and preachers, of hogs and canines and horse investors, of excellent neighboring and undesirable blood, of lifestyles and demise and adolescence and age in southeast Texas because it used to be early within the 20th century.

In the culture of Frank Dobie and Fred Gipson, invoice Brett writes with the normal humor and knowledge of the folks themselves. His tales will satisfaction an individual with an curiosity in folks lifestyles or with the inclination to prevent and “set a spell” and hear an outstanding yarn.

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