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Ray Millers Houston

Ray Miller

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ISBN : 9780884150817
Hardcover
230 pages
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Ray Millers Houston, Second Edition telescopes more than 150 years of Houston history into one captivating and readable account, brimming with photographs, told by the journalist who has followed the citys fortunes since 1939. From Allens LandingMoreRay Millers Houston, Second Edition telescopes more than 150 years of Houston history into one captivating and readable account, brimming with photographs, told by the journalist who has followed the citys fortunes since 1939. From Allens Landing to Intercontinental Airport and San Jacinto Battleground to the Galleria, this book describes the growth and development that took Houston from cotton, cattle, and oil to spacecraft and computers. Ray Miller skillfully weaves the stories of Santa Anna, Sam Houston, William Marsh Rice, Howard Hughes, Dr. Michael DeBakey, Richard Nixon, Nolan Ryan, and dozens of others into a chronological tapestry depicting the history of a fascinating city. The narrative covers the progress of Houstons industry, politics, art, and medicine, set off with more than 200 black-and-white photos of the citys yesterdays and tomorrows. An all-new section of color photographs crowns this second edition with vibrant images of an exciting and livable city: Ray Millers Houston.