Anthony Orum on Austin
"In Austin, a city of changes, a book like Anthony Orum's Power, Money & the People: The Making of Modern Austin, is always relevant," writes Michael Erard. "It's the only urban history of Austin, tracing the early decisions that fixed the city's economy, politics, and sense of itself. Unfortunately, the book's availability has been spotty -- until late 2002, when an Oregon press, Wipf and Stock, reissued it."
"...and first published in 1987, it was used by Robert Caro in his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Lyndon Johnson,..."
May 23, 2003 Books Feature by Michael Erard