Inside the Texas Chicken Ranch (Kobo eBook)

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Thanks to the classic Dolly Parton film The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and ZZ Top�s ode �La Grange,� many people think they know the story of the infamous Chicken Ranch. The reality is more complex, lying somewhere between heartbreaking and absurd. For more than a century, dirt farmers and big-cigar politicians alike rubbed shoulders at the Chicken Ranch, operated openly under the sheriff�s watchful eye. Madam Edna Milton and her girls ran a tight, discreet ship that the God-fearing people of La Grange tolerated if not outright embraced. That is, until a secret conspiracy enlisted an opportunistic reporter to bring it all crashing down on primetime television. Through exclusive interviews with Milton, former government officials and reporters, Jayme Lynn Blaschke delivers a fascinating, revelatory view of the Ranch that illuminates the truth and lies that surround this iconic brothel.
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ISBN-13: 9781439657041
Publisher: The History Press
Publication Date: July 31st, 2016
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