Weems, John Edward

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WEEMS, John Edward

WEEMS, John Edward. American, b. 1924. Genres: Children's non-fiction, History, Travel/Exploration, Biography. Career: Texas Institute of Letters, fellow; Texas State Historical Association, fellow; University of Texas Press, Austin, asst dir, 1958-68; Baylor University, English professor, Waco, Texas, 1968-71. Publications: A Weekend in September, 1957; The Fate of the Maine, 1958; Race for the Pole, 1960; Peary: The Explorer and the Man, 1967; Men Without Countries, 1969; Dream of Empire: A Human History of the Republic of Texas 1836-1846, 1971; To Conquer a Peace: The War Between the United States and Mexico, 1974; Death Song: The Last of the Indian Wars, 1976; Tornado, 1977; Black Art in Houston: The Texas Southern University Experience, 1978; (ed.) A Texas Christmas, 1986; The Story of Texas (for children), 4 vols., 1986; If You Don't Like the Weather, 1986; The Story of Austin, 1989. Address: 394 River Rd, Waco, TX 76705-5621, U.S.A.