Texas by the Tail Book Summary and Study Guide

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TEXAS BY THE TAIL is a novel written in 1965.

Texas. Mitch Corley is a gambler operating in the big cities of Texas. Dices don't have any more secrets for him. If only his wife wouldn't harass him for money, he would be happy with his new partner, the gorgeous Red. Red is not aware of Mitch's difficulties and is persuaded that their money is in a bank's safe.
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But we are in Texas and for every problem, there is a solution. First of all, it is absolutely necessary not to annoy Zearsdale, one of the wealthiest men in Houston. Unfortunately Mitch has had the bad idea to make a scene in Zearsdale's club. He will discover that Texans do have a curious and cruel way to take revenge.

A humorous book about Texan way of life. In POP. 1280's same inspiration.

The review of this Book prepared by Daniel Staebler

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   humorous Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   late discovery that lover does bad Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   American Texas Crime & Police story    -   Yes Story of    -   conman stealing/fraud Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   gambler Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas City?    -   Yes City:    -   rude people Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   ranch Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   Boob talk! Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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