When asked if the award-winning narrative of the Brazos River has impacted her business over the years, Rochelle replied, “Oh, definitely. People buy the book and read about the area and that entices them to come out to the area.”
“His name is a public sentence at this place because so many people are interested in the history of the river – there’s a lot to it,” she said, noting the river’s historical and archeological connection to Native Americans.
“There are hundreds of customers who come out and said they read the book and now they want to see the beauty of the river,” Rochelle added.
The Associated Press contributed to this article.