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"A highly readable work that sifts the nuggets of truth from the mud of speculation . . . Intensely researched and footnoted." —Gary Zaboly, author, A True Ranger: The Life and Many Wars of Major Robert Rogers; illustrator, Texian Illiad and Blood of Noble Men
It should be read by anyone interested in Crockett and politics during the Age of Jackson.
Big Sky Press should be complemented for the excellent job they have done in the layout and presentation of this book.
The book is very well researched and contains a lot of new information on the real David Crockett never told before.
If you are reading this then you probably already have at least one Crockett biography on your shelf. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Robert Emmett
Clearly written and authoritative. Gives an excellent overview to the politics in the southeastern United States during Crockett's time. Read morePublished 16 months ago by WB
This book beats the point to DEATH. very BORING.....
IT REMINDS ME OF WHY KIDS HATE HISTORY BOOKS. READ EDWARD RUTHERFURD. Read more
Loved the book. Easy read. Enjoyed comparing what they were going through back then to today. Same song, second verse in Congress!Published 19 months ago by Bobbie Persinger
For those of us who grew up on the Walt Disney version of "Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier", his service in Congress was merely an interlude between fighting Indians and... Read morePublished on February 16, 2012 by david l. poremba
"David Crockett in Congress", The Rise and Fall of the Poor Man's Friend
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When this book arrived, I was shocked at the size. I'm not sure how I pictured it, but I wasn't expecting a deluxe hardcover the size of a big city phonebook! Read morePublished on February 25, 2010 by Evan Lewis