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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (30 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Myers Myers Narrator: Robert Morris Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The Battle of the Alamo is one of the most dramatic moments in American history—a stirring saga that has become a modern myth in which all Americans, and especially Texans, take great pride. Poet, novelist, and historian John Myers Myers gives us a fascinating account of this American symbol. With exhaustive research and obvious passion for his subject, Myers evokes the situation and characters of the legendary siege, bringing to life such figures as Bowie, Travis, Crockett, and Santa Ana with authentic details and great gusto. Here is the “master tale of the American frontier” with all the facts behind the genuine heroism that has made the story immortal.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Here is a historian with the vitality and drive to match his subject. A reporter of the first rank, he can clothe the dry bones of history with the living stuff of which today’s news is made.”

    Chicago Tribune

  • “The majority of the stories of the Alamo fight have been partly legendary, partly hearsay, and at best fragmentary. It has been left to John Myers Myers to present an exhaustively researched book which reveals the chronicle of the siege of the Alamo in an entirely different light…Myers’ story will stand as the best that has yet been written on the Alamo…It’s a classic.”

    Boston Post

  • “[A] personally enthusiastic investigation of one of America’s heroic frontier legends…Outstanding in its recapitulation and assessing of available material.”

    Kirkus Reviews

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Joe | 10/13/2012

    " Nice detail and history but a little on the dry side. I was hoping for a little more excitement from this book about the Alamo. We are talking about Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett and 183 against Santa Anna and his army of 5,500. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Andy | 12/18/2010

    " Excellent book. Well researched and entertaining to read! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Terry | 1/13/2009

    " This is an excellent historical book on a sentinel American historical event. The Alamo ultimately had a profound impact on what the USA ultimately became. I found many of the historical details rather fascinating. It is an excellent book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Don | 7/26/2008

    " Great story, told decently. "

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About the Author
Author John Myers Myers

John Myers Myers (1906–1988), noted for his thorough research and vivid style, is also the author of Doc Holiday, Tombstone’s Early Years, and The Saga of Hugh Glass: Pirate, Pawnee, and Mountain Man.