The Raven by Marquis James

"The Raven" is a historical biography that focuses on the life of Sam Houston, a key figure in the history of Texas. The book provides a comprehensive account of Houston's life, from his childhood spent with the Cherokee Indians, his military career, his time as governor of Tennessee, his significant role in the Texas Revolution, to his tenure as the President of the Republic of Texas. The narrative is enriched with personal anecdotes, political intrigue, and detailed descriptions of historical events, offering readers an in-depth understanding of this influential character and the era he lived in.

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