Midland: Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library, 1988. Third Printing, SIGNED. Soft Cover. Signed by author with presentation on free front endpaper. Illustrations by Leslie D'Allesandro Hill, 147pp., bibliography, notes, pictorial white wraps. FINE. Item #12626
Based on the memoirs of Clarinda Pevehouse Kegans, whose family, along with hundreds of other Texas families, fled their home in April of 1836 to avoid the advancing armies of Generalissimo Santa Anna. Clarinda's memoirs vividly relate the experiences of her family on their terrifying flight to the Sabine River when she was a girl of twelve. Includes her account of the "Runaway Scrape."