Texas: A Novel

Texas: A Novel

James A. Michener


Spanning 4 and a part centuries, James A. Michener’s enormous saga chronicles the epic historical past of Texas, from its Spanish roots within the age of the conquistadors to its present attractiveness as one in every of America’s such a lot prosperous, different, and provocative states. between his finely drawn solid of characters, emotional and political alliances are made and damaged, because the loyalties proven over the process each one turbulent age unavoidably cave in lower than the burden of wealth and undefined. With Michener as our consultant, Texas is a story of patriotism and statesmanship, progress and improvement, violence and betrayal—a attractive success by way of a literary master.
 
Praise for Texas
 
“Fascinating.”Time
 
“A e-book approximately oil and water, rangers and outlaws, frontier and cost, funds and tool . . . [James A. Michener] manages to make background vivid.”The Boston Globe
 
“A sweeping landscape . . . [Michener] grapples earnestly with the Texas personality in a manner that Texas’s personal writers usually don’t.”The Washington submit publication World
 
“Vast, sprawling, and eclectic in inhabitants and geography, the nation has simply this kind of larger-than-life background that lends itself to Mr. Michener’s style for multigenerational epics.”The long island Times

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