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This way slaughter : a novel of William Barret Travis

Author: Bruce Olds
Publisher: San Antonio, Texas : Wings Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This Way Slaughter , an original work of literary, biographical fiction about "the Voice of the Texas Revolution" and Commander of the Alamo, William Barret Travis, marks the first and only time that figure has received full-length treatment in a novel. Typically a character portrayed as a rather minor stick figure forfeit to a much larger, unthinkably violent and bloody drama, one overshadowed by more celebrated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War fiction
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
History
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Olds, Bruce.
This way slaughter.
San Antonio, Texas : Wings Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017045072
Named Person: William Barret Travis; William Barret Travis; William Barret Travis
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Olds
ISBN: 9781609405694 1609405692
OCLC Number: 1004424866
Description: 233 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Bruce Olds.

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An original work of literary, biographical fiction about ""the Voice of the Texas Revolution"" and Commander of the Alamo, William Barret Travis, this book marks the first time that figure has  Read more...

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