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Texas: A Novel

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"A book about oil and water, rangers and outlaws, Anglos and Hispanics, frontier and settlement, money and power...James Michener is something rare and valuable: an honorable craftsman doing honorable work....He manages to make history vivid and palatable to the reader." THE BOSTON GLOBE Texas. A land of sprawling diversity and unparalleled richness; a dazzling chapter in the history of our nation, a place like no other on earth. Through the remarkable lives of four families, this epic saga spans four centuries and two continents and charts the dramatic formation of several great dynasties from the age of the conquistadors to the present day. A richly compelling novel of a proud people eager to meet the challenge of the land, TEXAS is James Michener's most magnificent achievement.
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full_title texas
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subject_facet Texas -- History -- Fiction
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title_full Texas / James A. Michener, Texas A Novel, Texas [mass market] / James A. Michener
title_short Texas
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Literature, Thriller