A 19th-century revolutionary escapes the Balkans to change the American-Mexican struggle for Texas.
The story line follows the fasci-nating life of Judge George Fisher, a student in a Greek Orthodox Seminary turned freedom fighter, a redemptioner forced to own slaves, a linguist who became a revolutionary and propagandist for the US expansionist cause. “. . . Hungarian by birth, Serbian by ancestry, American by conviction, Mexican by choice, and Texan by desire.” He was born Djordje Shagich.