Michael Wallis, "David Crockett: The Lion of the West"
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0393342271 | EPUB | pages: 400 | 4.2 mb
"Vivid, Comprehensible . . . cuts through decades of mythmaking." ―Texas Monthly
Popular culture transformed his memory into "Davy Crockett," and Hollywood gave him a raccoon hat he hardly ever wore. In this surprising New York Times bestseller, historian Michael Wallis has cast a fresh look at the flesh-and-blood man behind one of the most celebrated figures in American history. More than a riveting story, Wallis’s David Crockett is a revelatory, authoritative biography that separates fact from fiction and provides us with an extraordinary evocation of not only a true American hero but also the rough-and-tumble times in which he lived. 16 pages of illustrations
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