Book of the Week: The Alamo.

This is my week for getting back to books that I inexplicably put down and didn’t pick up again.  In this case: John Myers Myers’ The Alamo (I don’t need to explain to you what the book is about, right?).  I wonder how Mr. Myers felt about the fact that — despite the fact that he was primarily a writer of history, with a focus on the American West — he’s remembered today primarily for Silverlock.  Then again, it’s not like he didn’t write Silverlock, now is it?

And so, adieu to Sweet Silver Blues.

1 Comment

  • Skip says:

    What, doesn’t everyone cover the Alamo extensively in school ? I think it was good for at least three weeks in seventh grade Texas history class.
    Seriously I think the only book I read on the Alamo was 13 days to glory, which was decent if not spectacular.

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