Building a West Texas home

Laura L. Camden

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IT DOESN'T LOOK much like the promised land, these desolate High Plains of West Texas, dotted with natural gas wells and inhabited by rattlesnakes and jackrabbits. Red dirt piles up against fences alongside fl at blacktopped roads used only by occasional pickup trucks. But for thousands of hard-working Mennonites, the land outside Seminole, Texas, has turned out to be their long-sought haven from religious persecution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMennonites in Texas
Subtitle of host publicationThe Quiet in the Land
PublisherTexas A and M University Press
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)1585444979, 9781585444977
StatePublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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