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Sam Houston

Author: James L Haley
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the decades preceding the Civil War, few figures in the United States were as influential or as controversial as Sam Houston. The author explores Houston's momentous career and the complex man behind it. Haley's fifteen years of research and writing have produced possibly the most complete, most personal, and most readable Sam Houston biography ever writen.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Sam Houston; Sam Houston; Sam Houston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James L Haley
ISBN: 0806134054 9780806134055
OCLC Number: 47254289
Description: xxii, 513 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: James L. Haley.
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In the decades preceding the Civil War, few figures in the United States were as influential or as controversial as Sam Houston. The author explores Houston's momentous career and the complex man behind it. Haley's fifteen years of research and writing have produced possibly the most complete, most personal, and most readable Sam Houston biography ever writen.

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