PRAISE FOR LONE STAR NATION
"BEST TEXAS BOOK I've read in a long time and I've read 'em all. Strikes just the right historical and political notes."
-Bill Hobby Jr., longest-serving lieutenant governor in Texas history
"HIS TAKE-HOME MESSAGE, that the problems and opportunities in Texas are the nation’s writ large, is reminiscent of an old quip from Molly Ivins. Texas, she used to say, is just like anyplace else in America, only more so."
The New York Times Review of Books
“HE HAS SUCCEEDED admirably. He has told a compelling and highly readable tale.”
Bestselling Author and Pulitzer Finalist S. C. Gwynne
“A BEAUTIFUL NEW book.”
The Daily Beast
Books by RICHARD PARKER
IF YOU THINK you know Texas, be prepared to be surprised, enlightened, and entertained."
Pulitzer Prize Winner Glenn Frankel
"BEST TEXAS BOOK I've read in a long time and I've read 'em all."
Bill Hobby Jr., longest-serving Republican governor of Texas