Synopsis: A descendant of one of the pioneer boarding house families, Wanda Landrey searched the Big Thicket to find survivors of the boarding house era and to collect their stories and recipes. University of North Texas Press, 1990.
About the Author: Wanda A. Landrey is a historian, writer and researcher who lectures on the culture of the Big Thicket region of Texas. She holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in history from Lamar University, and lives in Beaumont, Texas.