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David Crockett: The Lion of the West
     

David Crockett: The Lion of the West

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by Michael Wallis
 

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"Vivid, Comprehensible . . . cuts through decades of mythmaking." —Texas Monthly
Popular culture transformed his memory into “Davy Crockett,” and Hollywood gave him a raccoon hat he hardly ever wore. In this surprising New York Times bestseller, historian Michael Wallis has cast a fresh look at the flesh-and-blood man behind one of the most

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David Crockett 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
GoldyMI More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be very well written and the subject matter truly enjoyable. Biographies can be very dry and academic, but Michael Wallis was able to get to the heart of the subject yet in a manner taht kept me turning pages.
goflyaWK More than 1 year ago
I'm only half way through, but stopped reading because of a brain tumor operation. can't wait to get going again.
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Great read, informative.
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Stephanie Huber More than 1 year ago
Between his Daily Show appearance and the sample, I have already learned a great deal on Boone I knew nothing of and look forward to learning more
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bandnerdtx More than 1 year ago
Like the other reviewer, I saw Michael Wallis on the Daily Show and if he writes with the passion with which he speaks, the book will surely be amazing. But that's a HEFTY price that I'm not willing to pay.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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woodworkinggeek More than 1 year ago
Downloaded and read the free sample. Would have purchased for 9.95 but15.95 ... you got to be kidding.
Nitevizn More than 1 year ago
I saw the author on the Daily Show. Was going to purchsse until i saw the price. I may breakdown and buy it. If so, it better be good or else i wont take that chance again.