Jackson's Way: Andrew Jackson and the People of the Western Waters
John BuchananISBN: 0471445754; 9780471445753;
Book DescriptionPraise for Jackson?s Way "A compelling account of Jackson?s Indian-fighting days . . . as well a grand sweep of the conquest of the trans-Appalachian West, a more complex, bloody, and intrigue-filled episode than is generally appreciated. . . . Mr. Buchanan writes with style and insight. . . . This is history at its best." ?The Wall Street Journal "An excellent study . . . of an area and a time period too long neglected by historians . . . provides valuable new information, particularly on the Indians." ?Robert Remini, author of Andrew Jackson and His Indian Wars "John Buchanan has written a book that explodes with action and drama on virtually every page. Yet the complex story ofthe birth of the American West never loses its focus?Andrew Jackson?s improbable rise to fame and power. This is an American saga, brilliantly told by a master of historical narrative." ?Thomas Fleming, author of...