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William Longworth

William Milton Longworth (1869 – 1937) had more to do with popularizing the San Saba legends than just about anyone.  He was J. Frank Dobie’s primary source when Dobie wrote… 231 more words

Too Big for Success - The Paddle Steamer St. George

What had fourteen egg spoons, two paddles and over one hundred owners?

In 1842 Prince Edward Island was set to leap into the modern age. For far to long it had depended on either the winds or the kindness of strangers to provide the vital link with the rest of North American and with the Mother Country. 1,303 more words

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Longworth

by J. Russell Smith

(4 Stars – 10 Customer Reviews)

Price: $22.95

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Outskirts Press

Quartet for the End of Time

Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time is a work of astonishing power and unique provenance.  It was written after Messiaen’s capture in June 1940 at the POW camp Stalag VIII-A in Görlitz in what is now Poland.   238 more words

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