The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 105, July 2001 - April, 2002 Page: 391
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2001 Book Reviews 391
ciety avoided registration fees altogether until 1982, when a $2.oo charge was in-
Abernethy also has much to say about the economics of book publishing, a
topic that would-be authors should better understand. And there are countless
other instances when even the most jaded Society member will learn of behind-
the-scenes struggles over personalities, publications, finances, and other matters
to provide an eminently worthwhile read. Abernethy tells the story in the same
vein that the Society's affairs have been conducted--laid back. Not until 1979,
for example, were directors' and councilors' roles formalized. They now con-
vene once annually--at the meeting--and pay for their own meal. There ain't
no free lunch in this outfit.
Stringtown, Texas Al Lowman
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