James L. Haley is an independent scholar living in Austin, Texas. He is the author of numerous books, including The Buffalo War: The History of the Red River Indian Uprising of 1874 and Apaches: A History and Culture Portrait (OU Press).
Absolutely enthralling ! I could not put the book down. Hollywood doesn't have enough imagination to create a story, that Sam Houston actually lived. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patrick Leas
Gave it 5 stars but it was a gift and so I'm hoping it is that good.Published 3 months ago by sherry
This is a really good book if like history or would like to read an interesting story about a real hero.Published 4 months ago by Gabby
James L. Haley’s “Sam Houston” is a comprehensive and well-written biography of an important American figure often unappreciated outside of Texas (often inside Texas too, I fear). Read morePublished 5 months ago by Manray9
Haley hits the "sweet spot" in his writing of Houston....I feel like I know Houston personally...his shortcommings and triumphs. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Tom
Since I live in the city "they call Houston", and the state that owes its existence in a large part to Sam Houston, I was interested to read about him. Read morePublished 13 months ago by G. Elliot