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Death in a Texas Desert: And Other True Crime Stories from The Dallas Observer Paperback – January 30, 2003
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Stowers uses a gripping style...has earned the awards he's collected. (Gainesville Daily Register)
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Stowers digs behind the headlines, lays out the evidence, and ends many of the stories with postscripts. In each case, and particularly in the title story, the twists of the actual facts outweigh even the most well-imagined novels.
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These are articles formally published in the Dallas Observer, always a source for in-depth articles about the city and the region. Read morePublished on December 26, 2013 by Barb