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The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston
     

The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston

by Marquis James, Henry Steele Commager (Introduction)
 

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"This is the stuff of which legend is made, this story of the making of Texas, and Houston is one with those semilegendary characters—with Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett, with Marion the Swamp Fox and Ethan Allen.... In a sense he is too good to be true, this man who wrought such mighty deeds within the lifetime of our fathers and grandfathers; in

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"This is the stuff of which legend is made, this story of the making of Texas, and Houston is one with those semilegendary characters—with Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett, with Marion the Swamp Fox and Ethan Allen.... In a sense he is too good to be true, this man who wrought such mighty deeds within the lifetime of our fathers and grandfathers; in a sense if he had not existed we should have had to create him."

—from the introduction by Henry Steele Commager

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292770409
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
01/28/1988
Series:
United States Local History Series
Pages:
527
Sales rank:
350,980
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.11(d)
Age Range:
15 - 17 Years

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