Son Holland arrived in the Louisiana penal camp determined to escape - but he never imagined that in order to succeed he would need to kill a man. Terrified for his life, he flees the state across the river to Texas, taking with him a beautiful Indian squaw and a fellow prisoner. And as they make their way towards General Houston's infamous Texas Rangers, they find themselves in the midst of the final tragic battle for the Alamo.
©1989 James Lee Burke (P)2012 Recorded Books LLC
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"Remember The Alamo"
The historical content of the book and meeting the defenders of the Alamo
I particularly enjoyed the final chapters when we where hearing about Jim Bowie, Dave Crocket ,Travis and Houston .James Lee Burke is a master author when he delves into Americas past history.What an authour.
An outstanding narrator he really delivers with his tone and voice.Brilliant.
I would have enjoyed listening to it in one sitting but I enjoyed it traveling to and from work
Some nice one liners in the book. I liked when Huw was pulling a fast one with the camp cook for provisions and the cooks-reply.I have listened to most of James Lee Burkes book and enjoyed them all.
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