A Walk Across Texas by Jon McConal,Tom Dodge

By Jon McConal,Tom Dodge

Part travelogue, half average historical past, and half documentary, A stroll throughout Texas is the checklist of 3 acquaintances’ trip from the Panhandle to Granbury—a 450-mile stroll throughout West Texas. Jon McConal and his associates, Eddie Lane and Norm Snyder, hiked for twenty-eight days in the course of the much less traveled byways of the Texas outlands, and within the method they encountered an international that's now as overseas to so much american citizens because the Taj Mahal.

Researching locations they desired to see upfront, the trio chosen a course that crossed as many creeks and rivers as attainable and provided amenable campsites. no longer younger males, McConal, Lane, and Snyder conquered the cruel atmosphere of West Texas, facing blisters and backaches, serious climate and occasional blood sugar whereas nonetheless ultimate neighbors. alongside the best way they met exact neighborhood characters and visited out-of-the-ordinary websites. together with his professional journalist’s eye, McConal blends own interviews and willing descriptions of the nation-state they trekked. As he spins the narrative in their trip, neighborhood legends, histories, plant life, and fauna unfold.

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