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).
Did not read every single word but I was impressed with what I did read. The scholarship amazingly through and I really appreciated the chapter notes and the index.Published 7 days ago by Donna Strube
Very good book that gives a lot of insight into the real man. Highly recommended for any fan of TX history. Brings a lot of light to a very mythologized legend of American history.Published 16 days ago by Brad Burch
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 3 months ago by Patrick Leas
Gave it 5 stars but it was a gift and so I'm hoping it is that good.Published 6 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 7 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 7 months ago by Manray9