Jim Bowie was one of the best-known frontiersmen of his day. He wrestled alligators, rode wild mustangs, and helped Texas win its independence. He was famous for the knife that still bears his name. He led a life of adventure and excitement that ended with his death as one of the defenders of the Alamo. In this book you can follow the adventures of Jim Bowie as told by his faithful dog and friend Gator. From the moment Jim snatches the small puppy from the jaws of an alligator until the final moments at the Alamo, Jim and Gator share a life of friendship and adventure.
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Robert E. Hollmann is a practicing attorney, and on the faculty of the University of Texas. He was selected Best West Texas Author in 2005 for Davy Crockett, his first book in the Frontier Legends series. He lives with his wife, Kathy in Odessa, Texas where he is working on his next book.Review:
"A fun informative book for young and old alike. A great reference tool for school papers." -- Mary Boudreax, Librarian
"A marvelous teaching tool that allows kids have fun learning about their heritage." -- Emily Hammer, Middleschool Teacher
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Book Description Durban House, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111930754817
Book Description Durban House, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1930754817