By Sarah Bird
"Sarah poultry is a real eccentric, yet one with an easy present for explaining the human center. . . . A Lone famous person girl-legend."—Boston Globe
What is it that distinguishes Texas women—the recognized Yellow Rose and her descendants? Is it that blend of graciousness and grit that girl poultry Johnson displayed in beautifying highways and dealing with down hecklers at the crusade path? The rapier-sharp wit that Ann Richards and Molly Ivins used to skewer the nice ole boy institution? the ethical righteousness with which Barbara Jordan defended the U.S. structure? An unnatural fondness for Dr Pepper and queso?
In her inimitable kind, Sarah chicken will pay tribute to the Texas lady in all her glory and all her contradictions. She humorously remembers her personal early bewildered makes an attempt to appreciate Rosa xanthina, from the big-haired, completely made-up girls on the Hyde Park good looks Salon to her highbrow, quinoa-eating roommates at Seneca condo Co-op for Graduate ladies. After many years of watching Texas ladies, chook understands the species as few others do. A Love Letter to Texas Women is a must have box advisor for beginners to the kingdom and the correct present to inform any Rosa xanthina how specified she is.
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