God save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State

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"Explores the history, culture, and politics of Texas, while holding the stereotypes up for rigorous scrutiny. God Save Texas is a journey through the most controversial state in America. It is a red state in the heart of Trumpland that hasn't elected a Democrat to a statewide office in more than twenty years; but it is also a state in which minorities already form a majority (including the largest number of Muslim adherents). The cities are blue and among the most diverse in the nation. Oil is still king but Texas now leads California in technology exports. The Texas economic model of low taxes and minimal regulation has produced extraordinary growth but also striking income disparities. Texas looks a lot like the America that Donald Trump wants to create. And Wright's profound portrait of the state not only reflects our country back as it is, but as it was and as it might be"--
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subject_facetHarrigan, Stephen, -- 1948- -- Travel -- Texas
Texas -- Description and travel
Texas -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
Texas -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Texas -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Wright, Lawrence, -- 1947- -- Travel -- Texas
title_displayGod save Texas : a journey into the soul of the Lone Star State
title_fullGod Save Texas A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State
God save Texas : a journey into the soul of the Lone Star State / Lawrence Wright
title_shortGod save Texas
title_subA Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Description and travel
Economic conditions
Harrigan, Stephen
History
Multi-Cultural
Nonfiction
Politics and government
Social conditions
Travel
Wright, Lawrence