on The Bookmark, hosted by Christine Brown, Publicity and Advertising Manager at Texas A&M University Press

 

The Bookmark is an interview program featuring authors published by the Texas A&M University Press and the Texas Book Consortium, produced and hosted each week by Christine Brown. The authors featured have written books in a variety of subjects, including history, nature, travel, art, and music. For more information about any of the books featured on The Bookmark, visit https://tamupress.com.

 

 

 

 

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The Polio Years in Texas: Battling a Terrifying Unknown

By Heather Green Wooten

 

Heather Green Wooten draws on extensive archival research as well as interviews conducted over a five-year period with Texas polio survivors and their families. This is a detailed and intensely human account of not only the epidemics that swept Texas during the polio years, but also of the continuing aftermath of the disease for those who are still living with its effects.

Christine Brown is the Executive Producer of The Bookmark and Publicity and Advertising Manager at Texas A&M University Press