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ISBN-10: 0765328380

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Pairing wide study with a brilliance for reviving the earlier in gripping narrative, Spur Award-winning writer Mike Blakely has penned an epic, ancient novelization of the Mexican-American warfare in A Sinister Splendor

It’s 1845. Texas joins the union, and Mexico threatens conflict over the disputed Texas border. in the meantime, expansionists dream of an the USA that sprawls the entire option to the Pacific Coast. Can a clash with an already war-torn Mexico fulfill this lust for territory?

The Mexican-American struggle turns into the heroic proving floor for destiny Civil conflict generals and presidents of the USA, Mexico, and the Confederacy. one of the forged of characters are: President James ok. Polk; normal Zachary Taylor; a tender Ulysses S. supply; military laundress grew to become frontier legend Sarah Bowman; the notorious Mexican warlord, normal Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; and the masses of mistreated immigrant squaddies who shaped a Mexican battalion of U.S. deserters. however the glories of victory are tempered by means of the horrors of war—lives misplaced, our bodies battered, souls shattered, desires overwhelmed, complete towns razed, and innocence ceaselessly dashed.

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