June 1988

Features

Swimming to Oblivion

May 31, 1988 By Patricia Sharpe

Marine scientists have struggled for ten years to establish a new colony of ridley sea turtles on South Padre Islands. All their efforts may have been in vain.

Columns

Character Flaw

May 31, 1988 By Jan Reid

A tour of the Texas psyche, with guides like Sam Houston, Katherine Anne Porter, and John Henry Faulk; a novel of adolescence addresses carnal knowledge and fundamentalist religion.

Miscellany

State Secrets

May 31, 1988 By Patricia Hart

Why Continental isn’t in Love (Field); Clinton Manges takes the horns by the Bullock; tort reform and the good bidness climate; logic in advertising.

Reporter

Texas Monthly Reporter

May 31, 1988 By Alison Cook

The bash of the century in Austin; new heights for an Alamo author; slouching toward Jerusalem, Texas; plus designer tomatoes, East Texas ingenuity, and Amazing Car #8.