Texas Bound

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1997 - Fiction - 350 pages
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"They were the Texas volunteers. On an open prairie in front of a mission called the Alamo, Santa Anna' soldiers won a brutal victory-in a battle that became a call to arms around the country. Brave men answered from across the United States: New Englanders and Virginians, Kentuckians and Cajuns, all came to the brawling, sprawling province called Texas to sign a Declaration of Independence on Sam Houston's birthday. Now four men from Alabama, new recruits in John Shakleford's Red Rovers, have joined the fight: Pierce Hammond, the cowardly son of a wealthy plantation owner; Mingo Green, a runaway slave yearning to be free; Boone Tasker, too poor to marry the woman he loves; and Gabe Cochran, a young widower with nothing left to live for. Fleeing their pasts, they are bound by a noble cause. And they will back up their words with their honor, their courage, and their lives."--BOOK COVER.

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About the author (1997)

Jason Manning is the author of numerous frontier novels. A member of SHEAR, the Society of Historians of the Early American Republic, he has a master's degree from Stephen F. Austin State University, specializing in the early national and antebellum periods of American history. He is also an advocate for the protection and recovery of wolves and other endangered species in the United States. He and his family live in the town of Nacogdoches, Texas.

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