Let the People In: The Life and Times of Ann Richards

Book cover design


6.125 × 9.25 inches
Hardback cloth with dust jacket
University of Texas Press
Fall 2012


It was beyond an honor to design a book about one of my personal heroes. Drawing from interviews and private correspondence, Let the People offers a nuanced portrait of the first feminist elected to high office in America and one of the most fascinating women in our political history.

Photograph © Jana Birchum.


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