The epic saga of the Wild West is alive, well and leads us to the present in Kate Galbraith and Asher Price’s new book “The Great Texas Wind Rush: How George Bush, Ann Richards, and a Bunch of Tinkerers Helped the Oil & Gas State Win the Race to Wind Power.”
The engaging book provides a missing chapter in Texas’ economic and energy history and inspires a sense of wonder about how the future of world energy began its testing ground in the windy plains of the Panhandle, complete with the iconic image of tumbleweeds blowing down the road.
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The Great Texas Wind Rush
Kate Galbraith and Asher Price
University of Texas Press, $24.95