James C. Kearney has published two previous books, Nassau Plantation: The Evolution of a Texas German Slave Plantation and Friedrichsburg: A Novel, which won the Summerfield G. Roberts Award from the Sons of the Republic of Texas.
In 1834, a German immigrant to Texas, D. T. F. (Detlef Thomas Friedrich) Jordt, aka Detlef Dunt, published Reise nach Texas, a delightful little book that praised Texas as "a land which puts riches in [the immigrant's] lap, which... Learn More
Winner, Summerfield G. Roberts Award for a Work of Creative Writing, Sons of the Texas Republic, 2013Founded in 1846, Fredericksburg, Texas, was established by German noblemen who enticed thousands of their compatriots to flee... Learn More