Item #17261 Two Roads to Guadalupe. Robert Lewis Taylor.
Two Roads to Guadalupe
Two Roads to Guadalupe

Two Roads to Guadalupe

New York: Doubleday and Company, First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover with Dust Jacket.

Beige cloth quarter-bound over the spine to black cloth boards. Map Endpages. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 428 pages with bibliography.

The bindings are tight and square with a spine lean. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear.  The dust jacket with the price of $5.95 has edgewear and minor spine toning.

Good / Good. Item #17261

A historical novel set during the Mexican War (1846-1848), The narrative follows the Shelby Brothers  one just 14 years old, as they flee from their home to join the U.S. Army in 1846.

Embracing  timeless storytelling tradition, the narrative unfolds with a captivating blend of intense action, heartfelt romance, and witty humor. The characters are meticulously developed, portraying fully fleshed-out individuals with endearing quirks and lasting impressions that resonate with readers of all generations.

This gripping tale plays out against a meticulously researched historical backdrop, offering an authentic and nuanced portrayal of the social dynamics of America and Mexico over a century ago. The author's dedication to historical accuracy adds depth and resonance to the story, immersing readers in a vivid and multi-faceted past.

It's worth noting that the author was honored with the Pulitzer Prize for their earlier work, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, a testament to their storytelling prowess and ability to craft narratives that resonate with readers across genres and eras.

Price: $19.95

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