- Texas (novel)
"Texas" (1985) is a novel by
James A. Michenerbased on the history of the the Lone Star State. Characters include real and fictional characters, explorers (particularly Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca), Spanish and German Texansettlers, ranchers, oil men, aristocrats, Chicanos, and others, all based on extensive historical research. It was made into a 1994 movie. The TV-miniseries of the same name is not related to this book.
*imdb title|0108316|Texas (1994)
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Texas (disambiguation) — Texas is a state of the United States of America, formerly the Republic of Texas.Texas may also refer to:Arts and entertainment* Texas (TV series), a 1980s U.S. television program *Texas (band), a Scottish blues rock band *Texas (SpongeBob… … Wikipedia
Texas literature — is literature about the history and culture of Texas. It includes every literary genre and dates from the time of the first European contact.Literature through the nineteenth centuryNon fictionThe earliest works relating to Texas were written in… … Wikipedia
Novel — For other uses, see Novel (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Novell. New novels in a Oldenburg bookshop, February 2009 … Wikipedia
Texas Fever (novel) — Infobox Book name = Texas Fever title orig = translator = image caption = Paperback original author = Donald Hamilton illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = subject = genre = Western novel publisher =… … Wikipedia
texas — /tek seuhs/, n. U.S. Naut. 1. a deckhouse on a texas deck for the accommodation of officers. 2. See texas deck. [1855 60; after TEXAS, from the fact that the officers accommodation was the most spacious on the Mississippi steamboats, on which… … Universalium
Texas — Texan, Texian /tek see euhn/, adj., n. /tek seuhs/, n. a state in the S United States. 14,228,383; 267,339 sq. mi. (692,410 sq. km). Cap.: Austin. Abbr.: Tex., TX (for use with zip code). * * * I State (pop., 2000: 20,851,820), southwestern U.S.… … Universalium
Texas hold 'em — This article is about the poker game. For other uses, see Texas hold em (disambiguation). Hold em redirects here. For other uses, see Hold em (disambiguation). Texas hold em Texas Hold em involves community cards available to all players.… … Wikipedia
Texas Santa Fe Expedition — and further develop the trade links between Texas and New Mexico. Lamar had already started courting the New Mexicans, sending out a commissioner in 1840, and many Texans thought that they might be favorable to the idea of joining the Republic of … Wikipedia
The Headless Horseman (novel) — For other uses, see Headless Horseman (disambiguation) infobox Book | name = The Headless Horseman or a Strange Tale of Texas title orig = translator = image caption = author = Mayne Reid illustrator = cover artist = country = language = series … Wikipedia
The Wind (novel) — Infobox Book | name = The Wind title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = Dorothy Scarborough illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Texas literature, Western novel… … Wikipedia