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7 edition of Jim Bowie found in the catalog.

Jim Bowie

Frontier Legends

by Robert Hollmann

  • 212 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Durban House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • History - General,
  • History - United States/State & Local,
  • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.),
  • Biography,
  • Bowie, James,,
  • Pioneers,
  • Siege, 1836,
  • Texas,
  • d. 1836,
  • Biography & Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8800581M
    ISBN 101930754817
    ISBN 109781930754812
    OCLC/WorldCa71198664

    The show, which starred Scott Forbes as Jim Bowie, was based on the novel Tempered Blade. , Kenneth Tobey portrayed Bowie in the final installment of a Walt Disney miniseries titled Davy Crockett at the Alamo, which aired on ABC Television on Febru Music. Bowie also is the namesake of rock star David Bowie. He was born David Robert Hayward-Jones.   James "Jim" Bowie was an American pioneer and frontiersman. Born in Kentucky in , he move around with his family to Missouri, then Louisiana. There, at .

    View the profiles of people named Jim Bowie. Join Facebook to connect with Jim Bowie and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share.   Also in Mr Walkers book is a knife owned by a Mr Joe Musso which has a claim to be a genuine 'Bowie',(p55). The knife making firm of George Wostenholm claimed in their sales literature in the 19th century that Jim Bowie had one of their *XL models with .

    Description: This book follows the life of Jim Bowie from his childhood on the American frontier to his courageous death at the Alamo. Highlighting the spirit of adventure that led Bowie to Mexico and involved him in the war for Texas independence, author Ann Graham Gaines examines the personal side of this legendary frontiersman. A spare-time hobby became a big-time business because guys with guts and plenty of gun savvy had a bright idea.; ** "Jim Bowie's Big Knife" by Robert Bridgeport. Jim Bowie had a double-edged knife that could split a man's skull with one blow - the Bowie, America's most deadly fighting blade, the weapon that tamed a frontier.


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Jim Bowie by Robert Hollmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

Texas' most famous fighting man, James (Jim) Bowie, a descendant of the fierce natives of the Scottish Highlands, gets the full treatment in Clifford Hopewell's biography, the first in almost half a century/5(10).

Jim Bowie is the second book in the Frontier Legends series. The series has been praised by teachers and librarians as a valuable learning tool that makes reading fun for students as they learn about our great American history/5(3).

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Let’s get started. James "Jim" Bowie (c. —March 6, ) was an American frontiersman, slave trader, smuggler, Indian fighter, and soldier in the Texas was among the defenders at the Battle of the Alamo inwhere he perished along with all of his comrades. Bowie was known as a legendary fighter; the large Bowie knife is named after him.

Publisher is Charlton. We have 4 books to download or read online the latest is Jim Bowie /10(1). Through it all wades Jim Bowie, slicing his opponents to ribbons with the titular knife.

The author seems to adhere fairly closely to history (he certainly does not make his protagonist out to be any kind of saint), and the known details of Bowie's life are enough to keep any potboiler simmering along/5(18).

James Bowie, byname Jim Bowie, (born ?, Logan County, Ky., U.S.—died March 6,San Antonio, Texas), popular hero of the Texas Revolution (–36) who is mainly remembered for his part in the Battle of the Alamo (February–March ).

Bowie migrated with his parents to Missouri () and then to Louisiana (). At 18 he left home, clearing land and sawing timber for a living. Formal qualifications follow: Jim Bowie (aka "Buckaroo Banzai") is a Strategic Performance Improvement Expert with more than 20 years of experience leading efforts in diverse environments and industries around the world including Federal, Corporate, and Non-Profit organizations.

Jim is the Founder and President of Roxtar, Inc.™, Producer and. of results for "jim bowie books" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. by Jim Hutton and Tim Wapshott | Jun 1, Paperback $ $ FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon.

Usually ships within 1 to 3 months. James Bowie (bōō´ē, bō´ē), c–, American frontiersman, co., Ky. With his brother, Rezin, he engaged in land speculation in Louisiana and Arkansas.

In Texas fromBowie became a leader of American settlers who opposed the Mexican government and joined in the Nacogdoches disturbances of – Courtesy Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University – The celebrated Madam Candelaria, who in later years developed a sort of cottage industry around Alamo stories, told in how she had been in the act of giving the ailing Bowie a drink of water when Mexican soldiers rushed in, killed Bowie in her arms and wounded her on.

Jim Bowie was born in Kentucky in and died fighting in the battle of the Alamo in This book offers a balanced and complete picture of this wild man of the Kentucky, Missouri, and.

This book follows the life of Jim Bowie from his childhood on the American frontier to his courageous death at the Alamo. Highlighting the spirit of adventure that led Bowie to Mexico and involved him in the war for Texas independence, author Ann Graham Gaines examines the.

James“Jim” Bowie was a frontiersman, explorer, and pioneer, who played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the Alamo.

James was born in Logan County, Kentucky on Apto Rezin Bowie, Sr. and Elve Catesby Jones Bowie. He. Jim Bowie, the descendant of Highland Scots, grew up riding alligators and working the field on the Texas frontier. Taught three languages and a sense of honor, he went on to live a life filled with brawls and battles, loves and loses.

This is his story, as told by those who, whether they Brand: Tom Doherty Associates. This book has 36 pages and was uploaded by narfstar on Novem The file size is mb. Publisher is Charlton10/10(1).

From my bowie knife research, I have concluded that Black originated the coffin-handle style that became one of the most popular of bowie knives. A Black knife did not have a guard. Makers in America and Sheffield, England, incorporated guards into the design.

Crown Alpha of Sheffield, England, also made coffin-handle bowies with silver overlays on the ricasso, this one for Gravely & Wreaks of Author: James Batson.The Iron Mistress is a film drama directed by Gordon Douglas and starring Alan Ladd as Jim Bowie.

It ends with Bowie's marriage to Ursula de Veramendi and does not deal with his death at the Battle of the Alamo in It was the first film Ladd made at Warner Bros.

after spending a decade at Paramount Pictures. 3 Original by: Max Steiner. Who has Jim Bowie’s knife from the Battle of the Alamo? Ben Moskowitz South Amboy, New Jersey. Nobody knows. Like most, if not all, of the personal things left behind by the defenders of the Alamo mission in San Antonio, Texas, historians have no clue what happened to defender Jim Bowie’s knife, or any other.