Heritage, Volume 8, Number 1, Winter 1990 Page: 7
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OF TOM LEA
Compiled by Kathleen G. Hjerter
William Weber Johnson
As a muralist, painter, book illustrator,
World War II artist-correspondent, historian,
novelist, and humanist, Tom
Lea has created over the last fifty years
a corpus of work that has secured his
place among the important American
artists of the twentieth century.
This volume makes available the full
range of his vigorous work, including
much of his western and southwestern
art. Here are the well-known works
and the previously unseen. Old
admirers of Lea's talents will delight in
this presentation, and a new generation
will be awed by the unique contribution
he has made. 12x9. 272 pp. 119
color, 161 b&w plates. $39.95
OF A SMALL
Jim W. Corder
heroes, i'.. i
grocery and .
millinery , ' i'e
prices, --,1 :'.
Reddy Kilo- .' 1 , ;" '
watt, droughts ;f Ad
and crops, school ' r.
plays, and World '. . ' -
War II populate this \-.
delightful journey into 'A ^
the past as Jim Corder
reflects on his search for old issues of
his hometown newspaper, the nowdefunct
Lively quotes from the Chronicle, conversations
with relatives and old-timers,
and Corder's own wit and dry yet
Winter eading from A &Mf Press
gentle humor combine to make this an
engrossing portrait of life in small-town
Texas in the 1930s and 1940s and a
poignant reminder that the past is not
always as we remember it. 184 pp. 27
line drawings. $16.95
YOU MEET SUCH
Bess Whitehead Scott
"It wasn't easy in those days for a
woman to get her foot in the city room
door. Bess made it because she under
stood one of the basic principles of the
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story. You have only to discover it and
tell it well."-William P. Hobby
The first female reporter for the city
desk of the Houston Post recalls her experiences
as the only woman working
"city side" as well as the many individuals-Clark
Gable, Mary Pickford,
Lyndon Johnson-she met and befriended
during her long career. Her
story shows how courage, determination,
and hard work propelled her past
enormous obstacles-including that of
being a woman in a male-dominated
field. 208 pp. 19 b&w photos. $18.95
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