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Defender of the Texas Frontier, another 5-star review

Jaxson Chavez:  This book is worth reading for the history alone. I did a lot my own research while reading, because although I know the author obviously took liberty with the characters and even some of the timing of events, I really wanted to know how deep the fiction went. From what I could find, …

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An artful take on Texas history, Defender of the Texas Frontier fleshes out a legend.

David R. Gross’s dramatic retelling of a historical legend, Defender of the Texas Frontier, captures an era as it follows a young man’s rise to hero status. Nineteen-year-old John Coffey Hays missed fighting in the battle for Texas’s independence. Full of vim and vigor, Hays joins up with a ranging patrol to defend the Texas …

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