Jeff Guinn | War on the Border


We are so excited to welcome Jeff Guinn to talk about War on the Border: Villa, Pershing, the Texas Rangers, and an American Invasion. He will appear in conversation with Judge Ken Wise to celebrate the release of this book.

  • This event is free to attend, but registration is required. You can register for the event here. Once you register, you will receive an invitation to join the event.
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Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 7:00pm Central Time

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About the Author:

Jeff Guinn is the bestselling author of numerous books, including Go Down Together, The Last GunfightManson, and The Road to Jonestown. He lives in Fort Worth, Texas, and is a member of the Texas Literary Hall of Fame.

About the Conversational Partner:

Justice Ken Wise sits on the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas.  Justice Wise traces his ancestry back to the Republic of Texas in 1836.  He was born and raised in Houston and attended Texas A&M University where he competed on the intercollegiate rodeo team.  He attended law school at the University of Houston and practiced law for 8 years before taking the bench as Judge of the 152nd and 334th District Courts.  Justice Wise has studied Texas history since his youth and has a tremendous passion for the stories and values that built Texas.  Justice Wise enjoys reading and writing about Texas history and has published scholarly articles in several different journals.  He is a very popular speaker on various Texas history topics.  Justice Wise started Wise About Texas to preserve and promote Texas history.  You can reach Justice Wise at


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International shipping will be $35.00.

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 7:00pm
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War on the Border: Villa, Pershing, the Texas Rangers, and an American Invasion Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982128869
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - May 18th, 2021

A dramatic account of the “Punitive Expedition” of 1916 that brought Pancho Villa and Gen. John J.