Austin to ATX : the hippies, pickers, slackers, and geeks who transformed the capital of Texas

Patoski, Joe Nick, 1951- author

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  • Creator Joe Nick Patoski
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2019]
  • Physical Details
    • 367 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9781623497033, 1623497035
  • OCLC on1043064250


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Seat of future empire, home of the Armadillo (hippies) -- City of the Violet Crown, the Gay Place (scribes) -- Willie Nelson in groover's paradise (pickers) -- Austin City Limits (vid heads) -- Whole Foods Market (veg heads) -- South by Southwest (conventioneers) -- Austin Film Society (slackers) -- Dell, Lord British, RvB, Capital Factory, and the translator (geeks) -- The Franklin line (cool kids) -- Keeping Austin weird (the looky-loos) -- Onward through the fog (going mainstream) -- On the road again
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