About the Author
T.R. Fehrenbach was born in San Benito, Texas in 1925 and graduated from Princeton University in 1947. He was a contributor to many publications, including Esquire, The Atlantic, The Saturday Evening Post, and The New Republic. He is the author of the best-selling Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans and Fire and Blood: A History of Mexico, among other works. He passed away in 2013, at the age of 88.