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“Gunman’s Cantina,” Published as The Last King of Texas (Tres Navarre Book #3), 1998-2000, undated


Scope and Contents

“Gunman’s Cantina” was an early working title for The Last King of Texas published in 2000. This series includes correspondence from 1998-2000, author’s notes, research emails, a plot map flowchart, and chapter outlines. Correspondence includes a fax from Gina Maccoby with notes from the editor of manuscript. Other correspondence are research interviews conducted via email: Russell Johnson explaining ballistics information and descriptions of guns; Eddie Klauer explaining Bexar County Jail operating guidelines, explosive ordinance and ballistics information, and general heroin use and drug operations; Jay Brandon with police department operational information, and Gloria Huntington on starting a “tech” business. There is also a complete, clean, typed manuscript of The Last King of Texas.


  • 1998-2000, undated


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

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From the Collection: 3 Linear Feet

From the Collection: 6 boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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