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Looking Over the Gray-Green Bay
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SynopsisLooking over the Gray-Green Bay is a collection of nine intimate stories about Galveston Bay. James Valentino is a former third generation fisherman that changed his occupation to historian but remains interested in the past of one of America's great natural treasures. Several of the tales were passed down from father to son, while others involve little know accounts of pirates, cannibals, and early travelers. Readers will enjoy these accounts of life, death, and mystery on an inland...

The Life and Letters of Lucy Parker Shaw
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SynopsisThis book is a spellbinding collection of letters from Lucy Parker Shaw, an immigrant to Galveston Texas in 1838 to her mother in Eastport, Maine. They cover the years from 1838 to 1850. Topics in the letters range from family matters to political, economic, medical, and notable historical figures. The reader will feel her life slowly come alive and the times in which she lived will be revealed in startling detail. A Forward prepare the reader for her family's arrival in Galveston and...