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The Way I Heard It : Tales of the Big Bend (Second Edition)
The Way I Heard It Tales of the Big Bend - Second Edition Author:Walter Fulcher, Elton Miles (Editor) "The Way I Heard It" is Walter Fulcher's popular collection of favorite tales from the Big Bend region of Texas. This collection brings together "folk tales pure and simple," as the author puts it, those stories that have been passed from generation to generation across fences, over neighborly cups of coffee, in stores or churches or schools or ... more »wherever people gather to talk.
The people of Fulcher's tales are people from our past: traders and outlaws, comancheros and peddlars, brides and bandidos, soldiers and just plain folk. What they have in common is their home, that vast spread of land known as the Big bend -- an often harsh territory punctuated with ridges, hogbacks, peaks, and ranges, where climatic extremes are common and where life is a challenge. In twelve spirited yarns, these people and their rugged land come to life in a Texas favorite.« less