Trinity University Press

Forthcoming Books

Open Midnight: Where Ancestors and Wilderness Meet

Brooke Williams (author)

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Paperback release: Mar 2017

Open Midnight weaves two parallel stories about the great wilderness—Brooke Williams’s year alone with his dog, ground truthing backcountry maps of southern Utah, and that of his great-great-great-grandfather, William Williams, who in 1863 made his way with a group of Mormons from England across the ocean and the American wild almost to Utah, dying a week short. The story follows two levels of history—personal, as...

"... a complex book.... In a partly imagined biography reconstructed from the few details of William Williams' life that still survive, Williams follows his ancestor's...Moab Sun News

Bob and Helen Kleberg of King Ranch

Helen Kleberg Groves (author), Anne and Tobin Armstrong (foreword), Bill Benson (contributor)

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Hardcover release: Apr 2017

King Ranch. The name is embroidered in the tapestry of Texas, rising from the sunbaked coastal plains in the infancy of the state itself. King Ranch is the inspiration of legends and speculation, tradition and history. Rawhide-tough through drought, Indian attacks, Civil War, and the Great Depression, among other trials, King Ranch is the star of Texas. Now the memoirs of Helen King Kleberg Alexander-Groves, the only...

Groves tells a compelling story of one of the most famous ranches in America.Fauquier Times-Democrat

Cornyation: San Antonio’s Outrageous Fiesta Tradition

Amy L. Stone (author)

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Paperback release: Apr 2017

Fiesta San Antonio began in 1891 with a parade, Battle of the Flowers, in honor of the memory of the battles of the Alamo and San Jacinto. Similar in many ways to Mardi Gras, the parade has evolved into a ten-day, annual festival in April with more than 100 colorful and cultural events raising money for nonprofit organizations in San Antonio. Cornyation has played an important role in the transformation of Fiesta....