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Two For Texas

James Lee Burke

Two For Texas

by James Lee Burke

  • 34 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Pocket .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nonfiction - General,
  • Westerns

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11071784M
    ISBN 100671441124
    ISBN 109780671441128

    Celebrated crime master and two-time Edgar Award winner James Lee Burke returns with a gorgeously crafted, brutally resonant chronicle of violence along the Texas-Mexico border. Sheriff Hackberry Holland patrols a small Southwest Texas border town, meting out punishment and delivering justice in his small square of this magnificent but lawless. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Two for Texas by James Lee Burke. at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    These first two volumes of The Texas Book contain the stories of many of those forward movements—and at its best, the University of Texas moving forward is an awesome sight to behold. When Texans marshal their creativity, skill, ambition, and courage, the result is special—it is world class, and typically it is unmistakably Texan. Two for Texas ( TV Movie) Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. In , two prisoners escape from a Louisiana chain gang run by a vicious strong boss. In the process of the escape, the strong boss is killed which sets his brother, the ex-warden on a .

    two for texas has the same relaxed country feel we've come to expect, with a history lesson attached. THIS BOOK WOULD APPEAL TO FANS OF THE WESTERN AND HISTORICAL GENRES AS WELL. by trucker /5(3).   This early James Lee Burke classic is available again&#;featuring Son Holland, the great-grandfather of beloved hero Billy Bob Holland, as he flees a Louisiana prison camp with a Native American woman and a fellow prisoner in tow. James Lee Burke steps back three generations to reveal the lightning-paced tale of western lawman Billy Bob .


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Two For Texas by James Lee Burke Download PDF EPUB FB2

Burke is an excellent writer and his books are loaded with history, especially "Two for Texas" which takes place during the Texas Revolution. Much like James Michener, Burke weaves his fictional characters into the true events of the time and has them interact with actual historical figures that most people will be familiar with/5().

Home > Books > Two For Texas. Two For Texas. An evocative novel set during the Texas revolution. Order Now. Order Now.

Preview. Reviews. Two For Texas Reviews. Reviews from Other Books in "Other Fiction" Half of Paradise. To the Bright and Shining Sun. The Convict.

The Lost Get-Back Boogie. White Doves at Morning. Two of his novels, Heaven's Prisoners and Two For Texas, have been made into motion pictures.

His short stories have been published in The Atlantic Monthly, New Stories from the South, Best American Short Stories, Antioch Review, Southern Review, and The Kenyon Review/5().

James Lee Burke is a prolific writer with more than thirty books, most set in New Orleans and Texas. Two for Texas takes place in both places. Son Holland is the main character/5. Two for Texas by James Lee Burke - This early James Lee Burke classic is available again—featuring Son Holland, the great-grandfather of beloved hero Billy Bob Released on: J Two for Texas.

With his widely acclaimed novels featuring detective Dave Robicheaux James Lee Burke is a bestselling crime novelist. This early novel proves him to be a writer of the American South second to none.

Two For Texas is a standalone book by James Lee Burke that was later made into a movie starring Kris Kristofferson, Tom Skerritt and Scott Bairstow. The publication date of this novel was J and was also released with the title Sabine Spring.

Two for Texas. [James Lee Burke] -- Out of print sinceTwo for Texas is a rip-roaring historical novel about the Texas Revolution of No reader of Burke's bestselling Dave Robicheaux detective novels will want to miss this. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Out of print sinceTwo for Texas is a rip-roaring historical novel about the Texas Revolution of No reader of Burke's bestselling Dave Robicheaux detective novels will want to miss this marvelous work that pre-dates his : Pocket Books.

In this book a story is told of two guys who are running from the law in Louisiana and head for Texas. They are looking for and find Sam Houston just before the battle for Texas independence.

The story is told as only James Lee Burke can tell it. Fast reading and holds your interest. If you like James Lee Burke, you like Two for Texas.4/5(1). Buy Two for Texas by James Lee Burke online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 9 editions - starting at $ Shop now. In this book a story is told of two guys who are running from the law in Louisiana and head for Texas. They are looking for and find Sam Houston just before the battle for Texas independence.

The story is told as only James Lee Burke can tell it. Fast reading and holds your interest. If you like James Lee Burke, you like Two for Texas.4/5(1). Get this from a library. Two for Texas. [James Lee Burke] -- Son Holland arrived in the Louisiana penal camp determined not to spend the rest of his days suffering in a chain gang - but he didn't imagine for one minute that in order to escape he would need to.

Two for Texas by Burke, James Lee and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Two for Texas A great historical read, about the Alamo and Houston and his men. James Lee Burke, style was different than any other book Of his that I have read.

More Books by James Lee Burke See All. Jolie Blon's Bounce. Creole Belle. Light of the World. Feast Day of Fools. Robicheaux/5(25). Get this from a library. Two for Texas. [James Lee Burke] -- James Lee Burke steps back three generations to reveal the lightning-paced tale of western lawman Billy Bob Holland's great-grandfather, a fugitive swept up in the proud fight for Texan independence.

Directed by Rod Hardy. With Kris Kristofferson, Scott Bairstow, Irene Bedard, Tom Skerritt. Intwo prisoners escape from a Louisiana chain gang run by a vicious strong boss.

In the process of the escape, the strong boss is killed which sets his brother, the ex-warden on a chase of the men. However, the two join up with Sam Houston's army to fight the Mexicans /10(7). Two for Texas by James Lee Burke,Hyperion edition, in English - 1st Hyperion : Two Texas Hearts and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - /5(43). The answer is that Two for Texas was not published on Audible until 1/1/ I sure wish he would have continued this story and written more on these characters.

It sounds like many other reviewers agree, but I doubt we will get our wish. Two for Texas (Book): Burke, James Lee: James Lee Burke steps back three generations to reveal the lightning-paced tale of western lawman Billy Bob Holland's great-grandfather, a fugitive swept up in the proud fight for Texan independence.

Son Holland escaped a Louisiana chain gang-but never intended to kill a prison guard during the breakaway.This was my second book in the Holland Family saga (the other being "Wayfaring Stranger"). I am now reading my third, "Feast Day of Fools". Burke is an excellent writer and his books are loaded with history, especially "Two for Texas" which takes place during the Texas Revolution/5().