Boardin' in the Thicket (Paperback)

Reminiscences and Recipes of Early Big Thicket Boarding Houses

By Wanda A. Landrey, Francis Edward Abernethy (Introduction by)

University of North Texas Press, 9781574410549, 216pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 1998

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A descendant of one of the pioneer boarding house families, Wanda Landrey searched the Big Thicket to find survivors of the boarding house era and to collect their stories and recipes.

About the Author

Wanda A. Landrey is a historian, writer and researcher who lectures on the culture of the Big Thicket region of Texas. She holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in history from Lamar University, and lives in Beaumont, Texas.