Sometimes There Were Heros


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Dry textbooks don't prepare us for Douglas Jones's rip-roaring ride through early Texas history. Sometimes There Were Heroes is the story of the brave and driven men and women who settled the Lone Star State, told against the colorful backdrop of Bexar, the tiny Spanish mission that would later become San Antonio. As witnessed through the unforgettable characters of the "Mexican Gringo" Paco Salazar, a German immigrant named Sophie, and the young Oscar Schiller, that history is made rich with intrigue, danger, murder, and ...

Sometimes There Were Heros 2000, University of Arkansas Press

ISBN-13: 9781557286109