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The Alamo : a novel

Author: Frank Thompson; Leslie Bohem; Stephen Gaghan; John Lee Hancock
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st eBook edView all editions and formats
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Although the Alamo fell in the early morning of March 6, 1836, the death of the Alamo defenders has come to symbolize courage and sacrifice for the cause of liberty. The memories of James Bowie, Davy Crockett, and William B. Travis are as powerful today as when the Texan Army routed Santa Anna to the cry "Remember the Alamo!" This book is more than a tribute to those who fell defending the mission. It is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Movie novels
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2004304280
(OCoLC)54495291
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Thompson; Leslie Bohem; Stephen Gaghan; John Lee Hancock
ISBN: 1401399398 9781401399399 0786890827 9780786890828
OCLC Number: 54497233
Notes: Film tie-in.
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Description: 372 p. ; 21 cm.
Details: Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2399 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 455 KB).
Responsibility: by Frank Thompson ; based on the screenplay by Leslie Bohem and Stephen Gaghan and John Lee Hancock.

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Although the Alamo fell in the early morning of March 6, 1836, the death of the Alamo defenders has come to symbolize courage and sacrifice for the cause of liberty. The memories of James Bowie, Davy Crockett, and William B. Travis are as powerful today as when the Texan Army routed Santa Anna to the cry "Remember the Alamo!" This book is more than a tribute to those who fell defending the mission. It is a thoroughly researched, vividly illustrated, objective description of the circumstances building up to and leading from that stand. By using contemporary writings, this history describes the political and military organizations of both sides, the weapons and equipment available to them, and the enduringly famous personalities involved, creating a vivid picture of this dramatic battle and the period in which it was fought.

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