In the Governor's shadow : the true story of Ma and Pa Ferguson /

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Author / Creator:Wilson, Carol O'Keefe, 1950- author.
Imprint:Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, [2014]
Description:xvii, 302 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:English
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Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/9919424
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ISBN:9781574415537 (cloth : alk. paper)
1574415530 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781574415636 (ebook)
1574415638 (ebook)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Prologue A Tainted Victory
  • Chapter 1. Tangled Family Roots
  • Chapter 2. Life Unencumbered
  • Chapter 3. Political Plunge
  • Chapter 4. Keeping Secrets
  • Chapter 5. Guilty Knowledge
  • Chapter 6. It Is Good to Be King
  • Chapter 7. A Season of Success Begins to Fade
  • Chapter 8. A Falling Out and a Fall from Grace
  • Chapter 9. An Investigation
  • Chapter 10. Testimony Most Telling
  • Chapter 11. In His Own Words
  • Chapter 12. The Crane Swoops In
  • Chapter 13. The Ruling and the Aftermath
  • Chapter 14. Let's Try This Again
  • Chapter 15. Seeking Redemption
  • Chapter 16. Optimistic Defeat
  • Chapter 17. The Accidental Governor
  • Chapter 18. Shadow Governor
  • Chapter 19. See Ma Run (Again)
  • Chapter 20. Coming Back (1922-1932)
  • Chapter 21. Twice the Vice
  • Chapter 22. Sunset
  • Chapter 23. Cross, Double Cross
  • Chapter 21. The Last Act
  • Chapter 25. Not Your Average Ma and Pa
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index