James Donovan

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James Donovan is the founder and president of Jim Donovan Literary, a literary agency in Dallas. His books include "The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation," "Custer and the Little Bighorn" and "A Terrible Glory," which spent three weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.

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Shoot for the Moon
History / Biography
Little Brown
March 2020
ISBN 9780316341813
448 pages
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"This is the best book on Apollo that I have read. Extensively researched and meticulously accurate, it successfully traces not only the technical highlights of the program but also the contributions of the extraordinary people who made it possible. More/less

A Terrible Glory: Custer & the Little Bighorn
History / Biography
Little Brown
May 2009
ISBN 9780316067478
560 pages
$18.00, INSTORE
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In June of 1876, on a hill above a winding river called "the Little Bighorn," George Armstrong Custer and all 210 men under his direct command were annihilated by nearly 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne. More/less

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