"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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - debbieaheaton - LibraryThing
Michener’s novel is about oil, water, outlaws and rangers, Hispanics, Anglos, settling the frontier, power and money. He has masterly made history vivid and real to the reader. Read full review
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Texas is James Michener's panoramic treatment of the history of that region of North America , beginning in 1535 and ending in the mid 1980's when the book was published. I have read a number of ... Read full review
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