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Turn out the lights : chronicles of Texas in the 80's and 90's / Gary Cartwright ; foreword by Robert Draper.

By: Cartwright, Gary, 1934-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Southwestern Writers Collection series: Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2000Edition: 1st ed.Description: xvi, 282 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0292711999 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780292711990 (cloth : alk. paper); 029271226X (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780292712263 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Texas -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes | Texas -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Anecdotes | Texas -- Biography -- Anecdotes | Cartwright, Gary, 1934- -- AnecdotesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Turn out the lights.; Online version:: Turn out the lights.DDC classification: 976.4/063 LOC classification: F391.2 | .C35 2000Summary: A collection of seventeen of Cartwright's Texas Monthly articles from the 1980s and 1990s, along with an essay about the lasting legacy of the Kennedy assassination.
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A collection of seventeen of Cartwright's Texas Monthly articles from the 1980s and 1990s, along with an essay about the lasting legacy of the Kennedy assassination.

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Gary Cartwright was born in Dallas, Texas in 1934. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the Army for a two-year stateside stint and then received a bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University. He began his career as a journalist in the mid-1950s covering the police and sports for newspapers in Fort Worth and Dallas. After publishing his first book, a novel called The Hundred Yard War, he became a freelance writer. <p> He worked at Texas Monthly magazine from 1973 with the first issue until his retirement in 2010. He wrote several books including Confessions of a Washed-up Sportswriter and Heartwiseguy: How to Live the Good Life After a Heart Attack. He also wrote screenplays. He died after a fall on February 22, 2017 at the age of 82. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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