I would give Lone Star ten stars if Amazon offered such a ranking. This is an excellent and very thorough history, not just of Texas, but of the whole American westward expansion,... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Peter R. Ramsey
Texas has a truly unique history compared to the other states. It was the only state to enter the union as a sovereign country, and, as such, negotiated concessions from Congress... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Keith Smedema
This book is very educational and fascinating for all who enjoy learning about history. "Lone Star" covers much more than Texas and says so much about American history,... Read morePublished 11 days ago by CHRISTIAN B LAPP
A comprehensive and very readable history. I enjoyed it, and learned quite a bit about my native state. They should use this in Texas history classes.Published 16 days ago by Eva Johannsen
Somewhat dated, but still a book that must be read by anyone who is even a casual student of Texas history.Published 19 days ago by Herr X
A state the size of Texas requires a Texas-sized book to tell its story properly, and Fehrenbach has written one: 719 full-size pages (in the 1968 edition) of text. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Chrijeff
I should have done more research before I bought the book. I gave it 4 stars because it is comprehensive and tells you anything you could possibly want to know about anything that... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Greg R
A very enlightening and informative history of Texas.
Well worth reading.