The Rebels

The Rebels

Sons of Texas

Large Print - 2007
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In the mid-1830s, the Lewis brothers--Andrew, Michael, and James--the sons of Mordecai Lewis, become caught up in the fierce battle for Texas independence from Mexico, in the finale of a trilogy that began with Sons of Texas and The Raiders. Reprint.

McMillan Palgrave

It is the mid 1830s and a growing flow of American pioneers into Mexican Texas has sown the seeds of revolution. In the midst of the turmoil are the Lewis brothers – Andrew, Michael, and James – scions of Mordecai Lewis, who crossed the Sabine River into Texas a decade past.

Now the news along the Texas frontier is of a young general, a self-styled "Napoleon of the West," named Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, who wants to stamp out any gringo talk of independence from Mexico and oust the American interlopers from Texas.

Standing in opposition to Santa Anna is the former governor of Tennessee and veteran of Andrew Jackson's Indian battles, Sam Houston, who is gathering a volunteer army to meet the Mexican forces.

Against the heroic, bloody backdrop of the Texas War of Independence--the battles of Gonzalez, San Antonio de Bexar, Goliad, the Alamo and San Jacinto--the Lewis men and their families join such rebels as Jim Bowie, James Fannin, Ben Milam, Juan Seguin, James Butler Bonham, William Barret Travis, and David Crockett, in wresting Texas from Mexican rule.

Publisher: Detroit : Thorndike Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780765348999
Characteristics: 527 p. (large print) ; 22 cm


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kdwaynec Feb 23, 2016

Not as good as the first two, but a nice wrap up to the Lewis family saga. I felt kinda bad for Isaac, I thought he was going to end up with Annie. He would have been a nice match for her, albeit an unusual one, better than the scoundrel Sly Shipman.

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