There is a myriad of little known, often forgotten, and sometimes unbelievable events, places and people that make up the warp and woof of the Texas mystique. This book consists of intriguing facts taken from age-old legends about the people who developed and settled the state. A section called "Truth is Stranger than Fiction" will defy imagination. The Texas history buff is sure to enjoy "Forgotten Footnotes to Texas History." "Have You Ever Wondered?" will supply answers to questions about certain Texas legends and folklore. Texas: Land of Legend and Lore presents the Texas of fact and fantasy that so captivates the imaginations of Texans and non-Texans alike.
Bill Cannon lives in Dallas and is the author of Tales from Toadsuck Texas, A Treasury of Texas Humor, and two volumes of A Treasury of Texas Trivia.