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A time to stand.

Walter Lord

A time to stand.

by Walter Lord

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Siege, 1836

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF390 .L66
      The Physical Object
      Pagination255 p.
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5823423M
      LC Control Number61010209
      OCLC/WorldCa727256

      a time to stand by Walter Lord ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 25, The siege of the Alamo would seem made to order for Walter Lord (A Night to Remember, etc.) but somehow it lacks the emotional qualities that would make it memorable. For several reasons which varied from book to book. Lord’s A Time to Stand has proven to be my exception. All books covering The Alamo contain anecdotal accounts of conversations, fighting a battle or two, as well as accurate historical accounts. A Time to Stand does the same, but Lord manages to do it in an entertaining s:

        The #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Miracle of Dunkirk tells the story of the Texans who fought Santa Anna’s troops at the Battle of the Alamo. Looking out over the walls of the whitewashed Alamo, sweltering in the intense sun of a February heat wave, Colonel William Travis knew his small garrison had little chance of holding back the Mexican army/5(19). A Time to Stand. Author(s): Robert Whitlow Review this Book. Share. To review this book, please. Log in. Other books set in this location. Tailspin. Morning Glory. Truelove & Homegrown Tomatoes. The Lost Hours. Other books by this author. There are no other books by this author on our site.

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I highly recommend this book to anyone who has an interest in the Texas by: 7. A Time to Stand begins with the shooting of an unarmed African American teenager by a young white policeman.

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All books covering The Alamo contain anecdotal accounts of conversations, fighting a battle or two, as well as accurate historical accounts.

A Time to Stand does the same, but Lord manages to do it in an entertaining way. The book has pace, interesting accounts and characters well drawn from historical accounts as well as the4/5.

Instincts from her previous experience as an assistant district attorney kick in as her thought process is to fight for the young man, but to her surprise she feels compelled to defend the officer instead. Seeking justice just hit another level. A Time to Stand () by Robert Whitlow/5(28). "A Time to Stand" was the first book about the Alamo I ever read (some forty years ago).

With adrenalin still pumping after seeing the John Wayne film, I was desperate to know more. Now the adrenalin pumps every time I read this great book. Though other more recent books present more updated material, most "Alamophiles" agree that Walter Lord's Cited by: 7.

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He managed to write an account of the events surrounding the battle at the Alamo in an academically succinct manor yet the text easily captures the casual reader.

Through the years the garrison’s heroic stand has become so clothed in folklore and romance that the truth has nearly been lost.

In A Time to Stand Walter Lord rediscovers and recreates the whole fascinating story. From contemporary documents, diaries, and letters, he has mined a wealth of fresh information that throws intriguing sidelights Brand: UNP - Bison Books.

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In a small Georgia town where racial tensions run high and lives are at stake, can one lawyer stand up for justice against the tides of prejudice. A stand-alone legal drama. Book length: approximatelywords.

Includes discussion questions for book clubs. When a young unarmed black man is shot by a white police officer in a small Georgia town, African American lawyer Adisa Johnson finds herself in the middle of the fray. She wants to be the special prosecutor, but circumstances force her to defend the officer.

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Her world is turned upside down by several events and she returns to her hometown. During this time her hometown has been rocked by a police shooting by a white officer and an unarmed African American teen who is now in a coma.

"A Time to Stand" is perhaps one of the best books ever written on the historic Battle of the Alamo. Walter Lord, a reporter turned non-fiction writer, focuses mainly on the general events that took place during the siege, rather than on specific character studies of the three main heroes (Travis, Bowie, Crockett), but that does not in any way tarnish the end result/5().

After the war’s end, Lord joined a New York advertising firm, and began writing nonfiction in his spare time. His first book was The Fremantle Diary (), a volume of Civil War diaries that became a surprising success.

But it was Lord’s next book, A ISBN: Title: A Time to Stand By: Robert Whitlow Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: Vendor: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: Weight: 1 pound 1 ounce ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WW/5(28).