Cynthia Leal Massey

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Cynthia Leal Massey is an award-winning author of historical fiction and nonfiction, focusing on Texas and Mexico. A former corporate editor, college English instructor, and magazine editor, she has published hundreds of articles and stories in anthologies, newspapers, and magazines, and is the author of several books. She was the 2008 winner of the Lone Star Award for Magazine Journalism given by the Houston Press Club for "Is UT Holding our History Hostage?" published by Scene in SA magazine. Her books have won several awards: Among them, a WILLA Literary Award for Best Original Softcover fiction, a Will Rogers Silver Medallion Award for Best Western Nonfiction, and a San Antonio Conservation Society Award. She is a full-time writer.

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This past weekend, I traveled to East Texas on a cemetery tour. This trip has been the most eventful so far. Along with my research assistant LL (pronounced Double L), I was on the search for a particular family cemetery in the piney woods and got us in a bit of a situation.

This family cemetery was near Rockland in a forest and on private property. The directions were sketchy, but not enough to d

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I loved the narrator's voice. Kathleen Kong Wing tells the story of her life with humor and pathos. In a matter-of-fact way, Kathleen relates the story of growing up in Merced, California as a Chinese-American in the early to mid-twentieth century. H ...more
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