From Kirkus Reviews
Gary Cartwright is one of the most gifted journalists to come out of Texas . . . and Galveston is one of the most resonant places in the mythic state. -- American Way Magazine
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I'd like to echo what reviewer Mickey says, and expand upon his well-stated comments. This book suffers from not being written by a historian. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Jim Richmond
This book is the best book I have ever read about Galveston Island. When we moved here I wanted to learn more about it's history and the wonderful architecture. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Valerie Collman
I enjoyed reading this book on Galveston. Being a newspaper writer, the author writes in a breezy, easy-to-read fashion. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Howard Schulman
I lived in the 50s in Galvesto. The very early history was great to fill in the gaps.I knew the Maceos,the Sheriff,some of the Moodys, Shean
and Bobby even Mary Moody... Read more
I have an in depth understanding of Galveston after reading this book. It is obvious that the author did a tremendous amount of research in preparation for The book.Published 16 months ago by Donald L Barron
If you love history and wish to learn more about Galveston, this book is exceptional. Mr. Cartwright has packed a wealth of information into these pages and keep it very readable... Read morePublished on May 25, 2014 by C. Andrews