"Sea to Shining Sea: The Mexican American War and the Manifest Destiny" is a stand-alone sequel to Jack White's historical novel "Ten Years In Texas". "Sea to Shining Sea" is set during the years 1846 to 1848 and covers the bloody war between the two major North American powers. Jack deals with the deception and backstabbing on both sides of the Rio Grande, along with the heroic efforts of individuals who braved their lives for the Manifest Destiny. Written with the nail biting excitement of a novel, "Sea to Shining Sea" is historically accurate down to the weapons used on each side. By the end of the war the United States extended from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, with President James K. Polk doubling America's landmass during his four years in the Oval Office. If you enjoy history you will love "Sea to Shining Sea". This historical novel is crammed full of interesting tidbits and information not found in any books covering this important moment in America's colorful past.