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Bowie, Jim 1796?-1836

Overview
Works: 264 works in 354 publications in 1 language and 13,239 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Historical fiction 
Subject Headings: Pioneers 
Classifications: F389.B8, B
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Publications about Jim Bowie
Most widely held works about Jim Bowie
    From hell to breakfast by Mody Coggin Boatright( file )
    6 editions published between 1944 and 2000 in English and held by 1,740 libraries worldwide
    Three roads to the Alamo : the lives and fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis by William C Davis( Book )
    10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,708 libraries worldwide
    About the lives of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis -- the legendary frontiersmen and fighters who met their destiny at the Alamo in one of the most famous and tragic battles in American history -- and about what really happened in that battle
    The Alamo by Mark Johnson( visu )
    9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,675 libraries worldwide
    Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
    James Bowie Texas fighting man : a biography by Clifford Hopewell( file )
    4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
    The iron mistress by Paul I Wellman( Book )
    6 editions published between 1951 and 1961 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
    Historical novel based on athe life of James Bowie
    Jim Bowie a Texas legend by Jean Flynn( file )
    4 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 777 libraries worldwide
    A biography of the restless adventurer who made his reputation with a hunting knife, became a successful farmer and businessman, and died in the siege of the Alamo
    James Bowie and his famous knife by Shannon Garst( Book )
    2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
    A biography of a famous Indian fighter and reputed inventor of the defensive Bowie knife, from his childhood on the Louisiana bayou to his death defending the Alamo
    Bowie : a novel by Randy Lee Eickhoff( Book )
    3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
    The story of James Bowie, the Texas frontiersman. It is told by some thirty people who range from Bowie's mother to a comrade-at-arms. A look from various points of view at certain aspects of Bowie's character and the historical events in which he participated
    Jim Bowie : hero of the Alamo by Ann Gaines( Book )
    1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
    Traces the life of the frontier settler and Texas defender who died in the attack on the Alamo, including information on his early days and his effect on American frontier culture
    Jim Bowie : frontier legend, Alamo hero by J. R Edmondson( Book )
    2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
    Describes the tumultuous times in early Texas history that formed the character of Jim Bowie, who is known both for inventing the Bowie knife and for fighting and dying at the Alamo
    Rendezvous at the Alamo : highlights in the lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis by Virgil E Baugh( Book )
    4 editions published between 1960 and 1985 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
    Abbreviated biographical profiles of three men who died at the Alamo - James Bowie, Davy Crockett, and William Travis
    Jim Bowie : boy with a hunting knife by Gertrude Hecker Winders( Book )
    3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
    The story of the life and adventures of the frontiersman and soldier who learned to use the knife that now bears his name
    Frontier leaders and pioneers by Dorothy Heiderstadt( Book )
    1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
    Brief stories of men such as Boone, Bowie, Muir and Catlin who helped explore and settle the American West
    Jim Bowie by Marianne Johnston( Book )
    4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
    Introduces Jim Bowie, describing his early life on the frontier, his fighting skills, and his part in the Texas Revolution
    Heroes of Texas. Featuring oil portraits from the Summerfield G. Roberts collection by H. Bailey Carroll( Book )
    3 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
    Each biography is a "sketch in words."Why did Travis choose to defend the Alamo to the death? Was Fannin a poor commander and responsible for the death of his men? To know these answers, you must know more of the men involved, more of the times and events that made up this colorful segment in our history
    Bowie knife by Raymond W Thorp( Book )
    5 editions published between 1948 and 1991 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
    History of the Bowie knife and biography of its inventor
    Tempered blade by Monte Barrett( Book )
    4 editions published between 1946 and 1950 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
    Fictionized biography of James Bowie, inventor of the Bowie knife and hero of the Alamo
    Jim Bowie by Andrea P Smith( Book )
    2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
    Looks at the life of the pioneer, slave trader, and fighter, from his early misadventures and the legends surrounding him to his role in the Battle of the Alamo
    Jim Bowie by Robert E Hollmann( Computer File )
    2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
    Jim Bowie's dog, Gator, relates the story of the frontiersman's life, beginning with how he saved the puppy from a gator and ending with his death defending the Alamo
    James Bowie; the life of a bravo by C. L Douglas( Book )
    4 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bowie, James 1796?-1836
Bowie, James d. 1836
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English (79)
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