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Very interesting book. I have a copy and have given one as a gift. Another good book on the Alamo is Alamo Traces by LindleyPublished 9 months ago by Music lover
I bought this book years ago when it first came out. It is very good and fair in scope, and the authors have tried to use Mexican documentation whenever they could. Read morePublished on August 31, 2013 by Roger Borroel
When one hears the words "Remember the Alamo"; what is it that one remembers? Is it the names of the men who gave their life's defending the Alamo against Santa Anna's army? Read morePublished on March 6, 2012 by Kurt Porter
Roberts' and Olson's "A Line in the Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory" (2001 356-page paperback) is three books in one for the history of the Alamo. Read morePublished on January 10, 2010 by Readalots
It was a pleasure to read this book, very informative, well researched and finely written. Whatever your views are of the Alamo and its place in the history of Texas; this book was... Read morePublished on March 6, 2007 by The Historian
It was no big surprise to read about Santa Anna's negative effects on Mexico. Once you get through the first part of the book you'll have an easier time turning the pages. Read morePublished on January 11, 2007 by Craig
Just because this book does not agree 100% with Jeff Long is no reason to condemn it. A topic like the Alamo is supposed to include room for debate and disagreement. Read morePublished on June 7, 2004 by Ralph Ashby
Do not be fooled by what this book aspires to be. The authors claim this is an even-handed, accurate retelling of the Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution, but it adds... Read morePublished on April 19, 2004 by Pedro Delgado
I was assigned to read Line in the Sand for a graduate class and unfortunately it quickly turned sour. It read like a W.P. Read morePublished on February 3, 2004