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The Frontiersman: The Real Life and the Many Legends of Davy Crockett

The Frontiersman The Real Life and the Many Legends of Davy Crockett Now in paperback here is a definitive biography of an American hero From Walt Disney s King of the Wild Frontier to the lying drunkard portrayed by revisionist historians Davy Crockett has been inte

  • Title: The Frontiersman: The Real Life and the Many Legends of Davy Crockett
  • Author: Mark Derr
  • ISBN: 9780688096564
  • Page: 145
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Now in paperback, here is a definitive biography of an American hero From Walt Disney s King of the Wild Frontier to the lying drunkard portrayed by revisionist historians, Davy Crockett has been interpreted and misinterpreted for than a century Mark Derr sifts through the historical documents to present the truth about the man and the myth.

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    1. I really enjoyed learning about the real Davy Crockett - not too far off the Disney version as it turns out - and the rough and tumble world of 1800's politics. As with most history, it opens your eyes up to so many other things. I was forever googling people like Octavia Walton LeVert, or places like Anahuac. However, the writer's style is a bit dry and did not pull me along as I would have enjoyed.


    2. This was a pretty good book for a biography. It wasn't dry or boring, although it looked like it was going to go off in that direction a couple of times. I have learned that Davy Crockett was neither the saint many of us believed him to be once, nor the buffoon or coward that he has been made out to be other times. Instead, he was a fairly ordinary Tennessean of his time who happened to get into politics, and apparently liked it. He seems to have been pretty good at campaigning, but less good at [...]


    3. I found this a little dry because I wasn't expecting all the politics detailing Crockett's ambitions in the time of Andrew Jackson. Indeed, we don't really hear many mythic stories at all because this book's focus is to concentrate on the facts. The truth is bleaker and not such a run in the woods. The biography goes chronologically, which sometimes seems like a tedious manner when some aspects of the big picture might be more clearly generalized by topic. However, it's pretty clear that what fa [...]


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