God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star

Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Lawrence Wright, a staff journalist for The New Yorker magazine as well as a native Texan, “God Save Texas” is the quintessential book for anyone wanting to have a deeper understanding of what it means to hail from the Lone Star State.

There are so many things that make Texas exceptional and in a lot of ways an enigma. This is a state that has shaped the course of the United States from the very beginning. Texans are a proud people and this rings true in Mr. Wright’s book.

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There is an inherent beauty and a toughness of the land and of the people, an ever-present willingness to go it alone that makes Texas a state in a class of its own. This tenacity is the epitome of what makes Texas unique and a force to be reconned with.

As a native son, Lawrence Wright has the uncanny ability to take a long hard, loving and honest look at the Lone Star State in a way only someone who knows and loves Texas can. More importantly, he is able to convey what it is that makes Texas such a unique and intriguing place to live, work, visit, and love.


A well written and insightful description of what makes Texas unique

Available in hardcover, paperback, Kindle and audiobook formats

Written with a personal perspective as only a native Texan could do

Winner of the National Public Radio Book of the Year as well as a Circle Award Finalist of the National Book Critics