Sam Houston: The Life and Times of the Liberator of Texas, an Authentic American Hero by John Hoyt Williams, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Sam Houston: The Life and Times of the Liberator of Texas, an Authentic American Hero

Sam Houston: The Life and Times of the Liberator of Texas, an Authentic American Hero

by John Hoyt Williams
     
 
In a compelling account that won raves in The New York Times Book Review, historian John Hoyt Williams delivers a portrait of one of America's most colorful and prominent figures. Sam Houston's life as military hero and politician was filled with heated controversy and spanned a lifetime of dramatic roles, including battle-scarred soldier and officer, Indian agent,

Overview

In a compelling account that won raves in The New York Times Book Review, historian John Hoyt Williams delivers a portrait of one of America's most colorful and prominent figures. Sam Houston's life as military hero and politician was filled with heated controversy and spanned a lifetime of dramatic roles, including battle-scarred soldier and officer, Indian agent, district attorney, congressman, governor, United States senator, and twice president of the independent Republic of Texas. Based on unpublished material from the Houston archives, this book reveals an ambitious yet troubled man whose failures as well as his major achievements define him as a legendary American.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780883941003
Publisher:
BBS Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
06/15/1998
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.57(d)

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