Texas Curiosities brings to the reader with humor and affection-and a healthy dose of attitude-the oddest, quirkiest, and most outlandish places, personalities, events, and phenomena found within the state's borders and in the chronicles of its history. A fun, accessible read, Texas Curiosities is a who's who of unusual and unsung heroes. Full color with maps throughout, this compendium of the state's quirks and characters will amuse Vermont residents and visitors alike.
John Kelso has been a humor columnist for the Austin American-Statesman in Austin, Texas, since 1977. He received the Headliners Award for best Texas columnist in 1998. In 1980 he ran for president of the United States--and lost. Sharry Buckner has written Fun with Family Texas and the Dallas/Fort Worth City Smart Guidebook.