Truman Godwin

Biography

I was born in Vernon, Texas in 1931. After graduating from Lubbock High School in 1948, I attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas where I majored in Electrical Engineering and Economics. I also studied British Literature and Business Law at the University of Texas. I’m a Korean War veteran, and I was in the Telecommunications business for 52 years before retiring. I’m married, have six children and ten grandchildren. My favorite diversion is golf. My published works include: three novels, THE HERITAGE OF LUKE, 666, and THE END OF THE ROW; a book of short stories, THE TREASURE OF CHAMA VALLEY; a book of poetry, BEYOND THE HEDGEROWS; other miscellaneous magazine publications.

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Books

Roosevelt's Gold and Rattlesnakes and 24 Other Short Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,630. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This book is a revision of and update for one of my previous novels entitled THE TREASURE OF CHAMA VALLEY. Secret loves, unrecognized prejudices, illogical fears, and crying needs are often hidden in human hearts and minds In each person, these feelings and emotions exist simultaneously with an untested potential for cowardice or heroism in the face of adversity.
The Pursuit of Inspiration
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
INSPIRATION! A feeling that comes upon us, usually without solicitation, and which can influence our moods and behavior in mysterious ways. They can force a change in habits, or a re-evaluation of values, or the achievement of extraordinary goals. Whether intentionally used or not, inspirations are driving forces in our lives that are always available to us in one form or another.
Parachute, Pray, or Laugh
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Exploits of the New Psychological Warfare Unit (Psy-Warriors) in the Korean War: Join the crew of Psy-Warriors in actual flights as they make military history as a Special Operations Wing of the US Air Force.
Tinker Carlen: An Original Cricket
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This is a short biography of Tinker Carlen, a guitarist and singer in the world-famous Cricket band. It is a story of the origin of the Crickets and Tinker's involvement from the very beginning when Tinker, Buddy Holley, and other young musicians got together to "make music and entertain." It is Tinker's story, not a copy of anything that's been written about the evolution of the Crickets.
The Big Texas Property Tax Rip-Off
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Civil Law
In 1937, only 30,194 Texas State residents , which was only 8.56% of eligible voters statewide, passed an amendment to the State Constitution which set the stage for a “plan” to encourage payment of ad valorem taxes which “opened the door” for future legislative control of property taxes. (See long description for more information.)
Six Words to Happiness: My Way
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Do you like inspiration? Would you like to maximize your contentment and happiness? If so, this short booklet SIX WORDS TO HAPPINESS: MY WAY may be useful to you. It can even be a life-changing motivator to you, as it has been to others. Check it out. The author.
Ruminations of an Old Codger
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,320. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I have been fortunate to have a long life that, although hard at times, has been good, productive, and adventurous. When my children asked me to do an autobiography, I had misgivings about such a difficult and comprehensive project. So I consulted my good friend, confidante, and mentor, Mr. Wiggins, and this is what he advised: - see long description for more.
Expectations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A young boy grows up during the difficult days of the Great Depression, where he faces many problems and choices that conflict with his perception of what he and other people might normally EXPECT.
The Heritage of Luke
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,180. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Upon the sudden, untimely death of her father, Amy Sinclair learns of a curse that has doomed the males of the Sinclair family for more than two hundred years. Determined to remove the threat to any children she might have someday, Amy begins a search for a woman who can remove the curse.
666
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,140. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jonathan Irons has been given great power ostensibly from God. He does not want such power. He wants only to continue teaching in the small-town high school. Events force him to use the power, so, with his beautiful, self-appointed assistant, Luci, he decides to reform government, starting in Congress and continuing through a dysfunctional Supreme Court.

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