Publisher: Random House September 1985
Publication Date: 1985
Book Condition: Fine (F)
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition
Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight, the dust jacket has a very minimal edgewear and a microtear with assoc. wrinkling. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Novelized history of the state spans four centuries, intermingling real & fictional characters. Bookseller Inventory # 20081016103478
Synopsis: "A book about oil and water, rangers and outlaws, Anglos and Hispanics, frontier and settlement, money and power...James Michener is something rare and valuable: an honorable craftsman doing honorable work....He manages to make history vivid and palatable to the reader."
THE BOSTON GLOBE
Texas. A land of sprawling diversity and unparalleled richness; a dazzling chapter in the history of our nation, a place like no other on earth. Through the remarkable lives of four families, this epic saga spans four centuries and two continents and charts the dramatic formation of several great dynasties from the age of the conquistadors to the present day. A richly compelling novel of a proud people eager to meet the challenge of the land, TEXAS is James Michener's most magnificent achievement.
From the Paperback edition.
From the Back Cover:
?Fascinating.? ? Time
?A book about oil and water, rangers and outlaws, frontier and settlement, money and power . . . James Michener is something rare and valuable: an honorable craftsman doing honorable work. . . . He manages to make history vivid.? ? The Boston Globe
?A sweeping panorama of regional history done in the form of a novel.?? The Washington Post Book World
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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