The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston

The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston

by Marquis James

Hardcover(Library Binding)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781259392
Publisher: Reprint Services Company
Publication date: 03/28/1993

Table of Contents

  • Book One: Romance
    • Chapter I. ". . . One Sword, $15"
    • Chapter II. Deer Tracks and Tape
    • Chapter III. White Pantaloons and Waistcoats
    • Chapter IV. Mr. Calhoun Rebukes
    • Chapter V. The Steps of the Temple
    • Chapter VI. Six Feet Six
    • Chapter VII. Sic Transit
  • Book Two: Exile
    • Chapter VIII. A Wall to the East
    • Chapter IX. The Indian Theater
    • Chapter X. Pagan Sanctuaries
    • Chapter XI. Notions of Honor
    • Chapter XII. The Wigwam Neosho
    • Chapter XIII. A Hickory Cane
    • Chapter XIV. The Muddier Rubicon
  • Book Three: Destiny
    • Chapter XV. Don Samuel
    • Chapter XVI. Halls of the Montezumas
    • Chapter XVII. Revolt
    • Chapter XVIII. The Retreat from Gonzales
    • Chapter XIX. The Plain of St. Hyacinth
    • Chapter XX. "The Crisis Requires It"
    • Chapter XXI. A Toast at Midnight
    • Chapter XXII. The Bachelor Republic
    • Chapter XXIII. The Talented Amateur
    • Chapter XXIV. Washington-on-the-Brazos
    • Chapter XXV. The Lone Star Passes
    • Chapter XXVI. The Heritage
    • Chapter XXVII. The Forlorn Hope
    • Chapter XXVIII. The Last of His Race
    • Chapter XXIX. Stars to Clay
  • Notes
  • Recapitulation
  • Sources and Acknowledgments
  • Index

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