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The Raven : a biography of Sam Houston

Author: Marquis James
Publisher: Indianapolis : The Bobbs-Merrill Co., [©1929]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
James, Marquis, 1891-1955.
Raven.
Indianapolis, the Bobbs-Merrill Co. [©1929]
(OCoLC)578147461
Online version:
James, Marquis, 1891-1955.
Raven.
Indianapolis, the Bobbs-Merrill Co. [©1929]
(OCoLC)608603847
Named Person: Sam Houston; Sam Houston; Sam Houston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marquis James
OCLC Number: 3498029
Description: 489 pages : frontispiece, illustrations (facsimile) plates, portrait, maps (1 double) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Marquis James ...

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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."--The introduction by Henry Steele Commager.

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