that Leon Metz book "Border:..." is another great one on the topic and one I hope I am eventually able to get to.
Lee's book is definitely a great place to start for anyone interested in the subject, as even though it is over 600 pages long, it so exciting and reads so smoothly/easily that I was actually somewhat sad when I finished it as I started to miss the characters ( all fictionalized real life people -- and events -- including Lee himself as one of the central figures) I had gotten to know and like (or dislike) as I read on....
interesting that the author (or Amazon) is pushing a debunked urban legend and myth regarding that tower idiot. It would not have taken much effort by either of them to realize that this part of the... more
As I recall the book itself had the author saying, about the Marine who taught him how to shoot, "my pseudo big brother went on to infamously enter history books as the Texas Tower Sniper." I'm... more