“Petra Kenedy is . . . one of the more significant and intriguing Texas women of the nineteenth century . . . the manuscript fulfills a continuing need for more historical works on South Texas. . . . ”--Paula Mitchell Marks, Associate Professor at St. Edward’s University
(Paula Mitchell Marks, Associate Professor at St. Edward’s University)
". . . a valuable, carefully researched, engaging chronicle of legendary South Texas pioneers in the 19th century and their legacy, which continues to shape the state."-Texas Books in Review
(Texas Books in Review
"The book's production values are first-rate. . . book exemplifies women's studies at its finest."-Southwestern Historical Quarterly
(Southwestern Historical Quarterly
"Their study, including numerous photographs of significant persons, has provided a valuable addition to the history of South Texas."