El Tigre: The Life and Times of El Tigre Viejo

El Tigre: The Life and Times of El Tigre Viejo

by John H. Manhold

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Overview

Johann Heinrich von Manfred is a young Prussian who became a Texan, a Californian and an American. A fast moving story, it chronicles the life of Johann Heinrich von Manfred from his youth as a student in a Prussian military academy through his many exciting and dangerous adventures from Spain to the Americas, from Florida to Texas, and finally, the gold-laden frontier of California.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780744317220
Publisher: SynergEbooks
Publication date: 05/10/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 604 KB

About the Author

John H. Manhold is a retired professor, world-wide lecturer and consultant with published texts in medicine, dentistry, and psychology, and a lexicon in four languages. He also served as a science journal editor for J. B. Lippincott. His first novel, El Tigre, received Awards in two categories in the 2008 National Indie Excellence Awards, and in the USA National Best Books of 2008.

He lives in Phoenix with his wife, Kit.

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El Tigre: The Life and Times of El Tigre Viejo 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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"El Tigre" is, most importantly, a great read! Well-paced and well-written, it's a book that you'll want to settle in with and won't put down until you're finished. The storyline of the title character's adventures and success is set against a vivid background of 19th century European wars and America's frontiers. I was particularly impressed by the scope of historical research, from Indian tribal differences to gold mining, included seamlessly into the narrative. As the legend of "El Tigre" grows with each page, you'll find yourself admiring this multi-faceted hero and will be pleased at the promise of a sequel. My wife enjoyed the book as much as I did, and it would be suitable for teen-age readers as well. For suspense & mystery, layered with today's global political intrigue, try the author's new thriller "The Elymais Coin"! This new novel demonstrates Manhold's amazingly versatile writing style with his same hallmark attention to detailed research...an excellent holiday gift for all current event buffs!