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Dan Flores

Dan Flores

Born October 19, 1948, noted historian and author Dan Flores began his academic career at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas where he taught from 1978 to 1992. He is an award winning writer and historian who specializes in cultural and environmental studies of the American West. William Kittredge stated that Flores belongs in "the ranks of first-string Western American writers.

Historian Elliott West has called Flores "one of the most respected environmental historians of his generation" and William Kittredge concurs, stating that Flores belongs in "the ranks of first-string Western American writers." "Engaging and provocative," "personal, passionate, and scholarly," Flores' work draws broad praise, including from author William deBuys, who calls Horizontal Yellow "one of the best books about a place you'll ever read.".

Flores is currently living in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Books by Dan Flores


Books about Lubbock County People and Places

Haunted Lubbock: True Ghost Stories from the Hub of the Plains

Lubbock Stories: Personal Remembrances from the Hub City

Historic Lubbock County: An Illustrated History

PINKIE: A West Texas Legend

A place set apart: The history of Ransom Canyon

Remembering Slaton, Texas: Centennial Stories, 1911-2011

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