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The Diezmo - A Novel

Rick Bass

Author Rick Bass has won the Pushcart Prize and the O. Henry and PEN/Nelson Algren Awards for his short fiction. With The Diezmo he crafts a stirring novel that sheds light on an extraordinary but little-known episode of Texas history. When Sam Houston organizes an attack into Mexico, the gloryseeking Texans are overwhelmed. Captured, they face the terrible Diezmo-a game of chance that ensures every 10th man will be killed.

Author Rick Bass has won the Pushcart Prize and the O. Henry and PEN/Nelson Algren Awards for his short fiction. With The Diezmo he crafts a stirring novel that sheds light on an extraordinary but little-known episode of Texas history. When Sam Houston organizes an attack into Mexico, the gloryseeking Texans are overwhelmed. Captured, they face the terrible Diezmo-a game of chance that ensures every 10th man will be killed.
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Author Rick Bass has won the Pushcart Prize and the O. Henry and PEN/Nelson Algren Awards for his short fiction. With The Diezmo he crafts a stirring novel that sheds light on an extraordinary but little-known episode of Texas history. When Sam Houston organizes an attack into Mexico, the gloryseeking Texans are overwhelmed. Captured, they face the terrible Diezmo-a game of chance that ensures every 10th man will be killed.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Brian Reddy

Length:

6h 38m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

24:18


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

39:59


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

46:14


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

38:32


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

44:35


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

46:38


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

32:26


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

30:11


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

41:05


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

43:39


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:57


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:29