Both the “Houston Press” and “Houstonia Magazine” interviewed Bartee in the past month or so about his latest book Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil. Click on the links below and read what he had to say for yourself.
“New Book Spills Salacious Tales of Drugs, Hookers and Wildcatting” in the Houston Press
“There Will Be Blood (and Oil)” in Houstonia Magazine.
Oil famously brought prosperity to Texas but it also gave rise to violence, brothels, bordellos, and slums. Texas Boomtowns: A History of Blood and Oil explores the folks who took high-risk jobs in the fields and the volatile communities they formed. This exciting new book releases November 30th. Of course, BarteeHaile.com is the only place you can pre-order a copy signed and dated by the author himself!