I Ll Tell You A Tale Is A Garland Of Some Of Frank Dobie S Best Writing, Put Together By Isabel Gaddis, One Of His Former Students At The University Of Texas The Tales Included Are Those The Author Himself Liked Best, And He Even Rewrote Some Of Them Especially For This Anthology Ben Carlton Mead Has Contributed 32 Original Line Drawings To Illustrate The Stories.These Tales Spring From The Soil And Folklore Of Our Land But Than This, They Make The Readers Contemporary With The Times, Filling Us With The Wonder Of Something Past And Yet Still With Us They Are Arranged Topically Into Sections Whose Titles Speak For Them The Longhorn Breed, Mustangs And Mustangers, The Saga Of The Saddle, Characters And Happenings Of Long Ago, Animals Of The Wild, In Realms Of Gold, And Ironies.
Called the Storyteller of the Southwest, James Frank Dobie was born in 1888 on his family s cattle ranch in Live Oak County During his long life, J Frank Dobie would live astride two worlds a rugged life on a Texas cattle ranch and the state s modern centers of scholarly learning.Dobie came to Austin in 1914 to teach at The University of Texas In time he pioneered an influential course on the
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- I'll Tell You a Tale: Anthology
- J. Frank Dobie
- 05 May 2019 J. Frank Dobie