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Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history

Author: S C Gwynne
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Describes the actions of both whites and Comanches during a 40-year war over territory, in a story that begins with the kidnapping of a white girl, who grew up to marry a Comanche chief and have a son, Quanah, who became a great warrior.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Quanah Parker; Quanah Parker; Quanah Parker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S C Gwynne
ISBN: 9781416591054 1416591052 9781416597155 1416597158 9781416591061 1416591060
OCLC Number: 424555364
Description: viii, 371 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: A new kind of war --
A lethal paradise --
Worlds in collision --
High lonesome --
The wolf's howl --
Blood and smoke --
Dream visions and Apocalypse --
White squaw --
Chasing the wind --
Death's innocent face --
War to the knife --
White queen of the Comanches --
The rise of Quanah --
Uncivil wars --
Peace, and other horrors --
The anti-Custer --
Mackenzie unbound --
The hide men and the messiah --
The Red River War --
Forward, in defeat --
This was a man --
Resting here until day breaks.
Responsibility: S.C. Gwynne.

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Describes the actions of both whites and Comanches during a 40-year war over territory, in a story that begins with the kidnapping of a white girl, who grew up to marry a Comanche chief and have a son, Quanah, who became a great warrior.

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