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Jane Gilmore Rushing Books About West Texas
Jane Gilmore Rushing was a well-known Texas novelist and journalist whose novels center on cotton farms and early ranches of West Texas in a land she calls the “too-late frontier”. She grew up in Pyron in southeastern Scurry County, Texas and lived in Lubbock for most of her career.  Some of her most popular novels about early 19th century life in West Texas were Mary Dove, Tamzen, Raincrow, Walnut Grove, Covenant of Grace and Winds of Blame.

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Books by Jane Gilmore Rushing

Jane Gilmore Rushing

 

Starting from Pyron: explores the history and people of the community of Pyron in Scurry County

Walnut Grove, the first of Jane Gilmore Rushing's six West Texas novels

The Raincrow

Evolution of a university: Texas Tech's first fifty years

Mary Dove: Reared in isolation by her father on the Western prairie . . .

Covenant of Grace: biographical novel of the charismatic religious leader Anne Hutchinson

Against the Moon (Texas Tradition Series)

Books about Scurry County People and Places

Books about Scurry County People and PlacesBooks about Scurry County 2

Books about Lubbock County People and Places

Books about Lubbock County People and Places

Books about Taylor County People and Places

Books about Taylor County TexasBooks about Abilene, Tuscola, Tye, Buffalo Gap, Impact, Lawn, Merkel or Trent Texas.

Famous People from Lubbock County 

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West Texas Ranch 1939
Famous People from Lubbock County TexasMore Lubbock County People
 

What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

Texas Estates with Unclaimed Assets Waiting to be ClaimedTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Famous Actors from West TexasBooks about Texas People County by County
 
Resources:

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Davick Services History Page (Facebook)

If you grew up in Lubbock, Texas  (Facebook)

You know you're from Shallowater if  (Facebook)

Whats Happening in Slaton Texas (Facebook)