Unflinching Courage by Kay Bailey Hutchison
Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas

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In Unflinching Courage, former United States Senator and New York Times bestselling author Kay Bailey Hutchison brings to life the incredible stories of the resourceful and brave women who shaped the state of Texas and influenced American history.

A passionate storyteller, Senator Hutchison introduces the mothers and daughters who claimed a stake in the land when it was controlled by Spain, the wives and sisters who valiantly contributed to the Civil War effort, and ranchers and entrepreneurs who have helped Texas thrive.

Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas is a celebration of the strength, bravery, and spirit of these remarkable women and their accomplishments.


About Kay Bailey Hutchison

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Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison grew up in La Marque, Texas, and graduated from the University of Texas and UT Law School. She was twice elected to the Texas House of Representatives. In 1990, she was elected Texas State Treasurer. In 1993, she was the first woman elected to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate. Seven years later, more than four million Texans re-elected her to a second full term-the largest number of votes ever garnered in the state. In 2006, she was elected Chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, becoming one of the top four leaders of Senate Republicans and the only woman. She lives in Dallas with her husband, Ray, an attorney, and their daughter, Bailey, and son, Houston.
Published April 16, 2013 by Harper. 384 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History. Non-fiction

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Senator Hutchison (Leading Ladies: American Trailblazers, 2008, etc.) brings stories of her state's unsung heroines to light.

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Former U.S. Senator Hutchison (American Heroines) was the first woman to represent Texas in the Senate, and she’s admirably devoted her authorial career to writing women back into the historical recor

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She caught Sam Houston’s roving eye, and he became infatuated with her in a time when he was posing as a bachelor while still married to Eliza Allen, daughter of a wealthy Tennessee planter, and “tribally married” to Tiana Rogers, daughter of a Cherokee chief.

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