San Antonio Book Festival - Catherine Nixon Cooke
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Catherine Nixon Cooke

Catherine Nixon Cooke is the author of eight biographies and histories, including In Search of Tom Slick: Explorer and Visionary, Powering a City: How Energy and Big Dreams Transformed San Antonio, Juan O’Gorman: A Confluence of Civilizations, and The Thistle and the Rose: Romance, Railroads, and Big Oil in Revolutionary Mexico. In addition to her writing career, she has served as CEO of several nonprofit organizations, including the Mind Science Foundation, the San Antonio River Foundation, the World Affairs Council of San Antonio, and the international NGO, the Mountain Institute, with field offices in mountainous regions around the world. Her biography of Tom Slick is now in production as a podcast, starring Andy Samberg as the voice of Tom Slick. San Antonio: City on a Mission is her latest book.

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  • San Antonio: City on a Mission by Catherine Nixon Cooke

    San Antonio: City on a Mission

    San Antonio: City on a Mission tells how the city's cultural variety has shaped its fabled past and is the lynchpin securing it to a vital future. The book traces the city's evolution from a military outpost to a thriving metropolis, a narrative of the businesses, benefactors, politicos, educators, and citizens who have been on this mission.

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