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The Rebels

The Rebels( )
Author: Early, Tom
Kelton, Elmer
Series title:Sons of Texas Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7653-1526-7
Publication Date:Nov 2007
Publisher:Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
Imprint:Forge Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

It is the mid 1830s and a growing flow of American pioneers into Mexican Texas has sown the seeds of revolution. In the midst of the turmoil are the Lewis brothers - Andrew, Michael, and James - scions of Mordecai Lewis, who crossed the Sabine River into Texas a decade past.Now the news along the Texas frontier is of a young general, a self-styled "Napoleon of the West," named Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, who wants to stamp out any gringo talk of independence from Mexico and...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Sagas
Fiction / Southern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.76 x 9.09 x 1.08 Inches
Book Weight:1.166 Pounds
Author Biography
Early, Tom (Author)
Elmer Kelton was born on April 29, 1926 in west Texas. He earned a degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and served in Europe during World War II. He worked as a livestock and farm writer for The San Angelo Standard-Times and later as an editor for the specialized publications Sheep and Goat Raiser magazine and Livestock Weekly while writing part-time.

He wrote more than 60 books which earned him numerous awards and recognitions. He won the Spur award from Western Writers of America six times for his titles Buffalo Wagons, The Day the Cowboys Quit, The Time It Never Rained, Eye of the Hawk, Slaughter, and The Far Canyon. Four of his titles have won the Western Heritage Award from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City. In addition, he received the Barbara McCombs/Lon Tinkle Award and the Levi Strauss Golden Saddleman Award from the Western Writers of America. His title The Good Old Boys was made into a television movie in 1995.

Kelton also wrote under the pseudonyms Alex Hawk, Lee McElroy and Tom Early. He died on August 22, 2009 at the age of 83.

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