Certainly a trained writer could write an interesting history of
any one of our 50 states. Each of them has a story to tell --- but
for sheer wildness and weirdness it would be hard to surpass the
history of Texas. Perhaps only a Texan could do it justice.
James L. Haley is a Texas native, a respected historian with six or
seven books on Texas subjects already on the shelves, and a lively
writer. He also brings a definite personal point of view to his
task. In PASSIONATE NATION you can always tell the good guys from