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Download Lone Star Rising: The Revolutionary Birth of the Texas Republic Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (38 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: William C. Davis Narrator: Jonathan Hogan Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2005 ISBN:
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No historian has been able to capture so elegantly the factors influencing the formation of the state of Texas. Three-time winner of the Jefferson Davis Award, William C. Davis precisely describes the spirit of the times during this momentous period. The conflicts between Anglo Texans, native Tejanos, and Mexican officials that led to war come to life with invigorating detail. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Candice | 4/28/2012

    " Good for work, but not the kind of thing I read for fun... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Andrew Ross | 1/14/2012

    " Every good American should read about how the greatest state in the Union came to be. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 MS | 2/11/2010

    " awful. terrible writing, just not well done at all. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Daniel | 1/24/2010

    " Outstanding text discussing the beginnings of the Republic of Texas. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mark | 12/25/2009

    " Excellent book about the settlement of Texas by immigrant Americans, Germans and Mexicans who lived in Texas under Mexican rule. A real good read for those interested in knowing more about the birth of the Texas Republic and an insight into the culture of Texans. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Daniel | 9/1/2009

    " Outstanding text discussing the beginnings of the Republic of Texas. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Andrew | 5/27/2008

    " Every good American should read about how the greatest state in the Union came to be. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Candice | 4/12/2008

    " Good for work, but not the kind of thing I read for fun... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mark | 7/26/2007

    " Excellent book about the settlement of Texas by immigrant Americans, Germans and Mexicans who lived in Texas under Mexican rule. A real good read for those interested in knowing more about the birth of the Texas Republic and an insight into the culture of Texans. "

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About the Author

William C. Davis is the author or editor of more than fifty books in the fields of Civil War and Southern history, as well as numerous documentary screenplays. He has acted as historical consultant for several television and film productions, and he is a three-time winner of the Jefferson Davis Award given for book-length works in Confederate History. His book The Battle of New Market is the basis of the 2014 motion picture Field of Lost Shoes.

About the Narrator

Jonathan Hogan is a stage, television, and film actor. He has appeared in several episodes of Law & Order, as well as One Life to Live, As the World Turns, and Ryan’s Hope. In 1985 his performance in the play As Is earned him a Tony Award nomination.