" A book about oil and water, rangers and outlaws, Anglos and Hispanics, frontier and settlement, money and power...James Michener is something rare and valuable: an honorable craftsman doing honorable work....He manages to make history vivid and palatable to the reader."
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Texas. A land of sprawling diversity and unparalleled richness; a dazzling chapter in the history of our nation, a place like no other on earth. Through the remarkable lives of four families, this epic saga spans four centuries and two continents and charts the dramatic formation of several great dynasties from the age of the conquistadors to the present day. A richly compelling novel of a proud people eager to meet the challenge of the land, TEXAS is James Michener's most magnificent achievement.
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Review: TexasUser Review - Steven Walle - Goodreads
James A. Mishener has done it again. There was extensive research done for this book. It chronicles the multiple cultural influences on texas which include the Native American Indians, the Spanish ... Read full review
Review: TexasUser Review - Sarah Phillips - Goodreads
After living in Texas for two years, I realized that I needed to learn the history of the Lone Star State if I ever wanted to fit in. I was struggling through boring text books, when I remembered how ... Read full review