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David Crockett: The Lion of the West


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His name was David Crockett. He never signed his name any other way, but popular culture transformed his memory into "Davy Crockett," and Hollywood gave him a raccoon hat he hardly ever wore. Bestselling historian Michael Wallis casts a fresh look at the frontiersman, storyteller, and politician behind these legendary stories.

Born into a humble Tennessee family in 1786, Crockett never "killed him a b'ar" when he was only three. But he did cut a huge swath across early-nineteenth-century America-as a bear hunter, a frontier explorer, a soldier serving under Andrew Jackson, an unlikely congressman, and, finally, a martyr in his now-controversial death at the Alamo. Wallis's David Crockett is more than a riveting story. It is a revelatory, authoritative biography that separates fact from fiction, providing us with an extraordinary evocation of a true American hero and the rough-and-tumble times in which he lived.

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Manufacturer:
Tantor Audio
Category:
Regional U.S.
Release Date:
2011-05-18
EAN:
9781452600680
ISBN:
1452600686
Edition:
Unabridged CD
Author:
Michael Wallis
Publisher:
Tantor Audio
Creator:
John Pruden
Format:
Array
Publication Date:
2011-05-18
Binding:
Audio CD
Item Weight:
0.52 pounds
Item Size:
1.1 x 5.3 x 6.4 inches
Package Weight:
0.5 pounds
Package Size:
5.5 x 1.1 x 6.5 inches

 


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