Buried Treasures of Texas by W.c. JamesonBuried Treasures of Texas by W.c. Jameson

Buried Treasures of Texas

byW.c. Jameson

Paperback | February 28, 2006

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Part of the colorful history of Texas includes legends of outlaw loot, pirate hoards, buried mines, and Santa Anna's lost pack-train carrying gold. This book contains 31 legends ranging from lost fortunes of Native Americans, French pirates, Spanish explorers, and Mexican soldiers to the early exploits of German and Scotch-Irish settlers. These unique tales from the people of the Lone Star State highlight their adventures and struggles in search of lost mines and forgotten treasures. Cowboys, outlaws, and stage coach robbers run fill the pages of this collection of Texas stories from real-life treasure hunter, W.C. Jameson. Readers will learn about the importance of courage, resourcefulness and responsibility in this enthralling adventure collection.
W.C. Jameson Bio:W.C. Jameson is the award-winning and best-selling author of more than seventy books and over 1,500 articles and essays. In addition, he is an accomplished songwriter and performer, having recorded five albums of his original music and acted in five films. He has written the soundtracks for four films, and wrote and pe...
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Title:Buried Treasures of TexasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:202 pages, 8.65 × 5.62 × 0.54 inPublished:February 28, 2006Publisher:August House

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0874831784

ISBN - 13:9780874831788

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 8

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"These legends are great reading, proving that sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. These stories are well-documented from interviews and primary sources". -- Fort Worth Stockyards Gazette"I know of nobody who knows the stories and folklore of the old lost mines and their caches in more detail than Jameson or who tells stories better, the late J. Frank Dobie notwithstanding". -- Rocky Mountain NewsThirty-one legends from Texas

Editorial Reviews

These volumes will make you want to get out the old metal detector and try to find the buried treasure somewhere, even in the backyard. ... Jameson's books are well researched and engagingly written.