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The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston

by Marquis James

This work tells the tale of Sam Houston: United States Senator; military hero; protégé of Andrew Jackson and Tennessee's Young Man of Destiny; General and President of the Texas Republic; Ambassador of the Cherokee Nation of Indians and adoptee of the Cherokee people; and as trouble brewed with Mexico, he was chosen commander in chief of the Texan provisional government.<P><P> Pulitzer Prize Winner

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